SAN ANTONIO --Eight Palo Alto College (PAC) students have been selected as inaugural members of the Palo Alto College-Texas A&M University Science Scholars Program, a revolutionary National Science Foundation-funded partnership designed to offer opportunity and resources to deserving San Antonio area students pursuing careers in science and technology.
The inaugural members of the Palo Alto College - Texas A&M University Science Scholars Program, pictured with project administrators from both universities. (L-R:) Dr. Sherry J. Yennello (SSP Project Manager/Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Diversity, Texas A&M College of Science); Dr. Stacey Johnson (Vice President for Academic Affairs, Palo Alto College); Science Scholars Genevieve Denham, John Chavez, Sonny Aguilar, Roxanne Flores, Reva Rodriquez, Wanda Vogt and Shelley Hobbs-Hoefelmeyer; Ms. Sara Wilkins (SSP Project Director, Palo Alto College); Dr. Timothy P. Scott (SSP Project Director and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs, Texas A&M College of Science); and Dr. R. Michael Flores (Vice President of College Services, Palo Alto College).
The PAC-Texas A&M Science Scholars (seated left to right: Genevieve Denham, Wanda Vogt, Roxanne Flores, John Chavez, Shelley Hobbs-Hoefelmeyer, Sonny Aguilar and Reva Rodriquez), signing their program letters of intent as members of the Palo Alto selection committee (standing, left to right: Deborah Dixon; Ray Hernandez; Joseph Ottum; Jose Trevino; Dr. Michael Shanklin; and Carmen Velasquez) observe.
Dr. Timothy P. Scott (third from left), associate dean for undergraduate programs in the Texas A&M College of Science and Science Scholars Program director, speaks with scholar family members and other banquet guests.
Dr. Sherry J. Yennello, associate dean for faculty affairs and diversity in the Texas A&M College of Science and overall project manager for the Science Scholars Program, addresses the crowd.
Event festivities included a mariachi band.