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Achieving Your Goals Scholarship Winners

We at Atlanta Personal Injury Law Group - Gore believe that our unique goals are influenced by specific moments or experiences that we encounter. That’s why we offer our Achieving Your Goals Scholarship to help contribute to the education of a deservisng student and to share how different situations shape an individual’s decisions. Below is our past scholarships recipients:

2023 Winner: Eric Lau

Biography: My name is Eric Lau and I am currently a second year law student at the University of California, Irvine School of Law. I am passionate about bridging the access to justice gap for underserved communities. Outside of school, I am an avid swimmer, football fan, and ramen enthusiast. 

Eric's Reaction: "I am incredibly honored and humbled to receive this scholarship. This will go a long way towards helping me achieve my goals as a future lawyer!"

2022 Winner: Zaria Childs

Biography: Zaria Childs is a 19-year-old, 2nd-year student at Purdue University studying Aviation Management with a minor in Law and Society. She is a 2021 graduate of Upson-Lee High School in Thomaston, Georgia. She is a member of both the Purdue and Atlanta Chapters of Women in Aviation International. She is also an Aviation Ambassador and a member of the School of Aviation Technology Student Council at Purdue. She plans to graduate from Purdue in the Spring of 2024 and then take the following year to finish flight training and further her education. She will work towards her goal of working for Delta and leaving her mark on the Aviation Industry.

Zaria's Reaction: “Thank you so much! It’s an honor to be receiving this scholarship!"

Update From Zaria: "This is Zaria Childs, the 2022 Achieve Your Goals Scholarship winner. I wanted to thank you all again for my scholarship. I used it to pay for my extra class last spring semester. I will graduate from Purdue in May a year early with the highest honors, and you guys helped me achieve that goal so I'm very grateful. Once again thank you."

2021 Winner: Gurleen Kaur

Biography: Hello everyone! My name is Gurleen Kaur and I am a second-year student at the University of New Mexico, studying Population Health with a minor in Chemistry. Besides my classes, I am heavily involved in Circle K International, a service organization. I am also working with New Mexico Health Action as a Health Policy Intern along with my job as a medical scribe at a local urgent care clinic. I hope to pursue medical school and serve medically underserved regions through my education!

Gurleen’s Reaction: “I am beyond thankful and honored that I could be awarded the Achieving Your Goals Scholarship! I hope that I can continue to inspire people through my story and utilize my education to create a better world.”

2020 Winner: Conner Callahan

Conner playing dodgeball with Stonewall Sports after recovering from his injury. The scar on Conner’s left knee from his transphobic attack that left him unable to walk is visible.

Biography: Conner Callahan is a physical therapy student in Ohio attending Cuyahoga Community College. In his free time, he coaches Crossfit, writes short stories, and plays with Stonewall Sports, a national LGBT sports league. Five years ago, he was the victim of a transphobic attack that left him unable to walk. Today, he hopes to inspire others through compassion, grit, and passion.

Conner’s Reaction: “I was absolutely thrilled to hear that I won the scholarship. I never would have thought my story could inspire others, and I'm so glad to be a part of a changing, better world.”