Pitt Law Alumni Association (UPLAA) Scholarship Recipients

Kyle Bobeck: Kyle Bobeck (JD '24) received his B.A. in Political Science and History from the University of Pittsburgh. During his undergraduate career, he led thousands of prospective students around Pitt's campus as a "Pitt Pathfinder". He served as an extern for the Honorable Mary Jane Bowes, and an Environmental Law Clinic Research Assistant in the Spring of 2023. He previously served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Kimberly Eaton, and a law clerk for HoganWillig, Attorneys at Law. This summer he will be a summer associate at Campbell & Levin, LLC. He is the Senior Research Editor for the Law Review, a member of the Energy and Environmental Law Society, International Law Society, and a Pitt Law Ambassador. In his free time, he enjoys running marathons, kayaking, listening to music on vinyl, playing with his French Bulldog, and studying U.S. history.

Grace Mannix: Grace Mannix (JD ’24) received her B.S. in Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management from Pennsylvania State University, where she spent a semester studying abroad at St. Petersburg State University in St. Petersburg, Russia. Prior to law school, she worked with Alaska Native youth at Camp Fire Alaska, worked for the U.S. Navy to develop morale, welfare, and recreation programs on board Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush, and served as a substitute teacher and paraprofessional. As a 1L, she began mentoring with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greator Pittsburgh. She also completed an internship with the Women's Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh Civil Law Project last summer. She is going to build upon that experience this summer as a Certified Legal Intern with the Allegheny County District Attorney's Office in their Domestic Violence Unit. She is the president of the Mindfulness in Law Society, is a member of the Pitt Law Women's Association, Sport and Entertainment Society, and serves as a Pitt Law Ambassador.

China McEachron: China McEachron (JD ‘24) received her B.A. in Strategic Communication from Temple University. Prior to law school, she worked for the Law Offices of Berney & Sang, and the MaST Community Charter School II in Philadelphia. She came to law school with an interest in special education, equity in public school funding, and youth advocacy. She is currently a law clerk in the City Law Department and previously served as a graduate intern at Highmark Health. This past school year, she worked with high school students to prepare them for the Marshall Brennan Moot Court Competition and Conference. She also serves as the vice president of the Black Law Students Association, as a member of the Christian Legal Society, and a teaching fellow for the Marshall Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project. In her spare time, she is a volunteer for Moms on the Mount, and a children's ministry volunteer for Steel City Church.