2017 Winner: Carl Meyer

Carl is originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, and graduated cum laude with his Bachelor of Health and Exercise Science from Colorado State University in 2016. At CSU, Carl was involved as a University Ambassador, Resident Assistant, as editor for the Journal of Undergraduate Research, and his senior year he wrote his Honors thesis on wellness initiatives for under-served children in Colorado. He is now attending Marquette University’s Doctorate of Physical Therapy program, and works at the Milwaukee Rescue Mission as the Sports and Recreation Coordinator for their inner city youth program. He loves sports, movies, and volunteering to play with kids at his church.

Upon hearing the news of receiving the scholarship, Carl said, “Receiving the Dr. Edward Jacobson Healthy Living Scholarship fills me with overwhelming gratitude for the opportunity provided to further my education in the health field. I am honored, blessed, and eager to pay this kindness forward! By investing in my dream of physical therapy, the Healthy Living Scholarship has helped me to stand taller than I could have on my own. I am truly grateful for this generosity and this opportunity!”