Read the Winning DRI Foundation Scholarship Essay by Mariel Thompson

ESSAY QUESTION For an organization or nation to be best prepared requires a holistic, united collaboration among all the elements that will reduce risk and increase the state of readiness. While resources are an important requirement; the ability for participants…

Congratulations to 2019 High School Senior Scholarship Winner Eddie Dixon!

Eddie Dixon is one resilient young man. He’s also the winner of the DRI Foundation scholarship for a high school senior. A recent graduate of Southwest Guilford High School with a 4.31GPA, Eddie and was captain of the varsity lacrosse…

Congratulations to 2019 Undergraduate Scholarship Winner Mariel Thompson!

Mariel Thompson thought her mom’s phone was hacked. “It was 10 o’clock in the morning and I was at work. She kept calling and texting me messages like ‘Mariel, answer the phone,’ and sounding really excited and I thought for…

2018 Undergrad Scholarship Winner Knows the Value of a Backup Plan

Julia Neuvirth knows exactly what to do when confronted with a possible data security issue. “The first thing I do is call my dad,” she says. Julia is the winner of the 2018 DRI Foundation $5,000 college scholarship for a…

Congratulations to 2017’s DRI Foundation High School Senior Scholarship Winner!

When Richard Wilson’s phone rang on Thursday, June 8, he didn’t recognize the number, didn’t recognize the voice on the other end, and like many of us who are tired of getting calls from telemarketers and phone scammers, Richard hung…

DRI Foundation 2016 High School Senior Scholarship: Read the Winning Essay

Congratulations to Daniel Pelis, winner of the DRI Foundation’s 2016 Scholarship for high school seniors! Daniel was selected in part because of the strength of his essay on what proactive steps he would initiate to help add to our ability to prevent and…