UCO Forensic Science Institute Announces 2019 Leeds’ Scholarship Recipients

University of Central Oklahoma, Forensic Science Institute recently announced the 2019 Leeds’ sponsored Forensic scholarship recipients.

LEEDS 2019 Dakota FarrisDakota Farris is a senior studying to become a firearm and tool mark examiner.  He responded with the following letter:

I wanted to thank you for giving me the opportunity to continue to reach for my goal of being a firearm and toolmark examiner. Becoming a firearm and toolmark examiner is what I have strived to achieve my entire college career. The scholarship that you provide will help to ensure that I am able to continue down this path. Thank you for providing students like me the opportunities to pursue our dreams.

Jacy Cole is a graduate student, working towards her masters in forensic science.  She responded with the following letter:

LEEDS 2019 Jacy ColeI am writing to express my gratitude to you for making the LEEDS Scholarship possible.  I was very excited to learn of my nomination and selection for this honor, and I am deeply appreciative of your support.  Being a full-time graduate student and working full-time is challenging, but receiving this scholarship has encouraged me to keep working hard to reach my goals.  As I near the completion of my master’s degree in forensic science in the fall of 2019, I hope you know that your support and generosity have played a significant role in helping me reach that milestone.  Thank you again for your investment and contribution to my education and the Forensic Science Institute at the University of Central Oklahoma.  I am sincerely grateful.

We wish Mr. Farris and Ms. Cole the very best in her future forensic endeavors.

To learn more about Leeds’ sponsored scholarship at UCO Forensic Science Institute, please visit UCO’s scholarship page.

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