Campbell Law announces competitive scholarships annual recipients

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Photo of Zannah Tyndall is on the left, Sydney Hussey is in the middle, Sierra Robertson

RALEIGH — Campbell Law School Dean J. Rich Leonard has announced the 2022 recipients of the law school’s four highly prestigious, full-tuition competitive scholarships for exceptional applicants. 

“Our law school is committed to doing all we can to make sure that every qualified student that wants to use the law as a means to serve others has the opportunity to do so,” Leonard said. “I am thrilled to announce the recipients of our competitive scholarships from the incoming class of 2025.” 

Sierra Robertson ’25 of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is the recipient of the Ben & Patrice Thompson Achievement Scholarship, which is offered annually to one high-achieving student who has overcome significant obstacles in life, such as socio-economic or educational hardships, disabilities or other major challenges. Robertson holds an honors bachelor’s degree from North Carolina A&T State University and graduated magna cum laude.  

Zannah Tyndall ’25 of Clinton, North Carolina, is the recipient of the Cheshire Schneider Advocacy Scholarship, which stays true to Campbell Law’s mission to educate and develop vigorous advocates for championing and defending individual liberties and justice. The scholarship is offered annually to one student with demonstrable success in advocacy programs such as debate or mock trial during high school and/or college experiences. A current intern at the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and at the North Carolina FFA Alumni Association, Tyndall graduated summa cum laude from North Carolina State University with a bachelor’s in agricultural business management.  

Zoyha Kashmary ’25 of Charlotte, North Carolina, is the recipient of the Janette Soles Nelson Public Service Scholarship, which relates to Campbell Law’s history of educating highly competent, deeply compassionate lawyers who seek to serve others through the law. The scholarship is offered annually to one exceptionally qualified student with plans to practice law in service to the public. Kashmary holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Wingate University, graduating magna cum laude, and currently volunteers at the Shifa Free Health Clinic and the Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy.  

Sydney Hussey ’25 of Maitland, Florida, is the recipient of the Leary & Joy Davis Leadership Scholarship, which keeps with the law school’s efforts to educate graduates who will become effective advocates and leaders for legal and social justice. The scholarship is offered annually to one student with demonstrated leadership skills and the potential to become a leader in the law. Hussey was the captain of the women’s lacrosse team at Queens University of Charlotte, where she earned a bachelor’s in political science.  


Since its founding in 1976, Campbell Law has developed lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion, and professional competence, and who view the law as a calling to serve others. Among its accolades, the school has been recognized by the American Bar Association (ABA) as having the nation’s top Professionalism Program and by the American Academy of Trial Lawyers for having the nation’s best Trial Advocacy Program. Campbell Law boasts more than 4,700 alumni, who make their home in nearly all 50 states and beyond. In 2021, Campbell Law celebrated 45 years of graduating legal leaders and 12 years of being located in a state-of-the-art facility in the heart of North Carolina’s Capital City.