RALEIGH, N.C.– The Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University is pleased to announce that 3L student Alka Srivastava has won a $10,000 DRI Law Student Diversity Scholarship, one of only two national scholarships awarded annually. Ms. Srivastava was recognized at the DRI Diversity for Success Seminar in Chicago last month.
“We are so proud of Alka,” said Dean Melissa Essary. “Being nationally recognized for her work both in school and in the community is a tremendous honor.”
Ms. Srivastava’sclassroom accomplishments include awards for the best brief in the 2010 Craven Holderness Moot Court Competition and 2009 Intramural Moot Court Competition, as well as first place in the 2009 Intramural Client Counseling Competition. Ms. Srivastavahas served as a summer judicial clerk with the North Carolina Court of Appeals for the Honorable Rick Elmore and is currently a summer associate at Cranfill, Sumner & Hartzog in Raleigh.
The goal of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance for two worthy law students from schools accredited by the American Bar Association. Incoming second- and third-year students who are female or of ethnic descent are eligible to apply. Winners must demonstrate academic excellence, service to the profession, service to the community and service to the cause of diversity.
About Campbell Law School: Since its founding in 1976, the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University has developed lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion and professional competence, and who view the law as a calling to serve others. 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 3,200 alumni, including 2,200 who reside and work in North Carolina. For 21 years, Campbell Law’s record of success on the North Carolina Bar Exam has been unsurpassed by any other North Carolina law school. Located less than two blocks from the North Carolina state Capitol building in Raleigh, Campbell Law School offers a rigorous and highly relevant program of legal education. For more information, visit law.campbell.edu.