2008 Scholar

Thomas F. Christian III
Georgia Institute of Technology

Thomas F. Christian III
Thomas is a third-year Earth & Atmospheric Sciences and International Affairs major. Since August of 2007 he has served as the 2007-2009 United Nations Environment Programme North America Tunza Youth Advisor; he was elected to this position at the 2007 conference in Leverkusen, Germany. In February, Thomas attended the UNEP Global Civil Society Forum and 10th Special Session of the Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum in Monaco as one of only two youth representatives. He is currently a Regional Director for 2020 Vision and co-founder of an environmental student organization at Georgia Tech.

How can you describe a weekend of student leaders from across the U.S. with an intense passion to change the world? The Orientation was a phenomenal experience to meet and build connections that I'm sure will last a lifetime.

Emily Bacha, 2009 Udall Scholar


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