Loyola University Chicago

Law Scholarship Recipients

Moore, Candace



Candace Moore
Power, Rogers, and Smith Endowed Scholarship

Expected year of graduation: 2013
Any other scholarships received while here at Loyola Honors-at-Entrance
Undergraduate Institution/Degree/Major Loyola University Chicago
Political Science and BS- Human Services
Hometown Aurora, IL


What attracted you to Loyola:
The Magis Scholars Program in my undergraduate experience and Loyola's focus on public interest.

What is the greatest learning experience you have had at Loyola:
I think my best experience has been working with high school students in the Loyola Academy Program and the Street Law Class. They remind me why I wanted to come to law school and why I strive to be a youth advocate.

Who inspires you and Why:
My mother because she always expected greatness from me, even in the face of adversity.

Extracurricular Activities Hobbies and Interests:
Black Law Student Association (BLSA), Vice President; Law Related Education in the Cook County Juvenile Detention Center; Race and Law Symposium Planning Committee; Public Interest Law Society; Education Law and Policy Society; Street Law Student Teacher; Law Clerk at the Chicago Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

Community service or volunteer activities:
Loyola Days of Services; Hunger Week activities; CGLA Help Desk

Area of legal interest and or your intended practice area upon graduation:
Public Interest Law focusing on issues affecting children. I am particularly interested in the areas of education and juvenile jusitce.