Zeterrika C. Tanner and Wendy P. Wright, both members of the Class of 2013, have been awarded $5,000 Diversity Scholarships by Bradley Arant Boult Cummings.
Each scholarship award includes a summer clerkship at one of the firm’s offices. This summer, Tanner will return to the firm’s Nashville office and Wright will return to the firm’s Birmingham office for second-year clerkships. “We are thrilled to welcome Zeterrika and Wendy back to the firm this summer,” said Beau Grenier, firm chairman. “Diversity has been a core value and guiding principal of our firm, and we believe it is important to contribute to the development and success of these deserving students.”
A native of Dumas, Arkansas,Tanner earned her undergraduate degree at Princeton University, where she majored in French. At Vanderbilt Law School, she is a member of the Black Law Students Association, the Women Law Students Association, the International Law Society and the International Arbitration Association. In addition to serving as a summer associate at Bradley Arant in 2011, Tanner was an intern with the Church Pension Group in New York, New York.
Wright, who is from Madison, Mississippi, earned her undergraduate degree in sociology summa cum laude at Louisiana State University. In addition to serving as a summer associate with Bradley Arant in 2011, she also served a summer associateship with Balch & Bingham in Jackson, Mississippi. Wright taught sixth and seventh graders at the Allapattah Middle School in Miami, Florida, with Teach For America from 2008-10. At Vanderbilt, she is a Chancellor’s Law Scholar and serves on the editorial staff of the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law. She is a member of the Black Law Students Association, where she co-chairs the community service committee, and participates in the Street Law program.