Keegan Wynter Lee, daughter of Charmin and William Lee of Burlington and a senior at The Burlington School, is the recipient of The James R. Copland Jr. and Lillian G. Copland Scholarship – a full tuition scholarship to attend UNC-Chapel Hill awarded to a Morehead-Cain finalist or semi-finalist from Alamance County.
Keegan is planning to study neuroscience and psychology in college.
The scholarship may be applied to tuition, fees, or any other University charges or expenses. In addition, the Copland Scholarship provides a one-time benefit of $6,000 for a University-approved summer, semester, or year-long study abroad program during her enrollment at Carolina. The combined value of the scholarship is $50,000 over the course of her four-year undergraduate degree.
During her high school years at The Burlington School, Keegan has held many leadership positions.
She currently serves as the Student Body President, President of Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Founder/President of the Digital Wellness Club, the Service Intern, National Honor Society, Honor Council, and Captain of Varsity Track & Field and Cross Country Teams.
She is also extremely passionate about Digital Wellness and is the Director of Wellbeing/Co-CEO with the LogOff Movement, a community of teenagers around the world who are “passionate about lowering social media’s impact on mental health while teaching teenage users and their parents about how to navigate the vast inner-workings of life on social media.” She is a podcast creator and host, monthly blog writer and publisher, and a curriculum developer for International Schools regarding Digital Wellbeing and healthy tech habits. Keegan also is the Founder of the MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS Global Connectedness Campaign.
See earlier story on Keegan Lee’s book: https://alamancenews.com/local-high-school-senior-publishes-book-on-relationship-between-social-media-and-mental-health/