The 2016 graduate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kimberly Clarida, has spent her undergraduate career working hands-on with various programs and organizations to develop valuable skills doing all the things she loves! She spent her first year at UNC as a member of the Service and Leadership Living Learning Community. Since then, she has been a part of the UNC Gospel Choir, was a student library assistant at the Stone Center Library and worked as a team leader at an after-school program called Communiversity. She has also served as a Sean Douglas Leadership Fellow, a Bryan Social Innovation Fellow, a Buckley Public Service Scholar, the Co-Executive Director of Healthy Girls Save the World and so much more.
In 2012, Kimberly founded the TSC Scholarship Foundation in memory of her brother who passed away in a motorcycle accident. The scholarship foundation hosts an annual bike rally to raise funds for a scholarship award to a deserving high school senior in her hometown.
Kimberly, after graduating with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Policy and two minors in Education and Social Entrepreneurship, now serves as a second-year adviser at T. Wingate Andrews High School in High Point, NC through the Carolina College Advising Corps program. Since working there she has received the William McGuinn Award for Communities in Schools in High Point and works passionately to create a college-going culture.