Please join us for an informal conversation with an NSHSS Scholarship winner!
This series will highlight a different recipient each month where they will share the impact that receiving an NSHSS scholarship has made on their academic career, nonprofit organization, invention, or community-based project.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to engage with an NSHSS Scholarship Winner.
**The Conversations with a Winner Series is limited to100 attendees.
Sponsored by the NSHSS Collegiate Council
Presenter - May 20
Pallas-Amenah Morgan - 2016 Video Scholarship Winner
Pallas-Amenah is a rising screenwriter telling the stories of the next generation. She cultivates her passion for entertainment and the art of storytelling by thriving on the unconventional and the inspirational.
Pallas-Amenah earned her BFA in Writing for Film, Television, & Emerging Media from Ithaca College in 2020, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and received the Rod Serling Scholarship. She has also completed programs at the USC School of Cinematic Arts for Cinema Studies and Screenwriting. She is a proud member of the national cinematic society Delta Kappa Alpha, having served as her chapter's Secretary, Marketing, Webmaster, and Diversity Chair.
Aside from writing, Pallas-Amenah has experience in directing, producing, and editing. She has worked with such companies as DreamWorks Animation, Working Title Films, Cartel Studios, and the Smithsonian Channel. Most recently, she worked with the Showtime Channel in Washington DC under the Development track.
Pallas-Amenah has a particular passion for television writing, taking inspiration from such cinematic voices as Ava Duvernay, Issa Rae, and John Singleton. Her unique, if dark, sense of humor and creative voice has awarded her awards in the Big Break, Diverse Voices, and Screencraft contests for her screenplays.
As an artist, Pallas-Amenah believes that the opportunity to see the world through another's eyes is a story waiting to be told. She has made it her purpose to tell these stories.
Presenter - August 19
Josie Pearce, 2016 Robert Sheppard Leadership Award
Josie is a cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College. She majored in Government and minored in Spanish. She earned high honors for her Senior Honors Thesis, Voter Knowledge in the United States: Facing the Problems and Innovating Solutions. Josie currently works in Boston as a Legal Assistant at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. She is applying to law school this fall and is pursuing a JD/MD joint degree. She was recently accepted into Harvard’s Premedical Program and starts classes there this summer. Josie serves on the Women of Dartmouth Boston board and is a member of Dartmouth’s Young Alumni Campaign Advisory Committee. In addition, Josie is an alumni interviewer for Dartmouth applicants. She volunteers with Beacon Hospice, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Boston Medical Reserve Corps. In her free time, Josie loves to workout, explore Boston, and bake.