Ebony Brown, a second-year Mercer Law student, was presented with the 2015 Constangy Brooks & Smith, LLP Diversity Scholar Award on Saturday, March 14 at an honor luncheon in Macon. Brown chose Professor Teri McMurtry-Chubb as her guest of honor.
Brown is the Academic Chair of the Black Law Students Association and a member of the Mercer Law Review. She is also a student representative for West Law Next. She volunteers for multiple organizations, including BLSA's Talented Tenth Academic Enhancement Program, mentoring in Mercer Law's Academic Success Program and volunteering for Joshua's Wish Silent Auction and Burdell-Hunt Elementary School. Brown has interned for District of Columbia Superior Courts and has clerked for the Atlanta-based Goodman, McGuffey, Lindsey & Johnson, LLP. This spring, she clerked for the Honorable Verda M. Colvin of the Superior Court of Bibb County.
Constangy's Diversity Scholar Awards program recognizes law students who demonstrate commitment to academic achievement and diversity in their local communities, as well as the ability to overcome challenges and meet goals. The award program began in 2006.