Chinuntdet-Crowe Leadership Scholarship

Wake Forest University is pleased to announce the Chinuntdet-Crowe Leadership Scholarship Award Winner.

John Chinundet class of ‘88 and his wife, Tonya Crowe-Chinuntdet class of‘88, established an annual scholarship of $4000 which will be awarded to an upperclass student who has excelled in campus leadership at the university. Our nominees have all demonstrated “leadership skills by extensive involvement in, and leadership of, student organizations recognized by Wake Forest.”

Please join us in congratulating Mariana Linares, our 2017 winner. Mariana is a member of the Wake Forest Dance Team. Through this experience, she has become an official D1 Student athlete and competed at UDA Nationals receiving 5th place in the Worlds competition. She is a trained PREPARE facilitator and student advisor and tutor. As an advisor, she assisted students with their academic and social transition into college. She currently serves as Project Pumpkin’s “Head Pumpkin”. Project Pumpkin is Wake Forest’s largest and oldest philanthropy (1988). This past year more than 1,500 students and over 1,000 elementary students from the area participated. Project Pumpkin allows children from the Wake Forest community to celebrate Halloween in a safe and fun environment on our campus. In addition she served on the Wake ‘N Shake- Executive Board, as Morale Co-Chair and a Panhellenic delegate for her sorority, Delta Zeta.

The 2017 finalists included:

  • Jennifer Fabian
  • Sydney Packard
  • Joseph Ford
  • Allison Hoffer
  • Mariana Linares
  • Jordan Banks
  • Rooshi Patel
  • Nebiyou Talley