Meet our 2015 Scholarship Winners

André Curiel-Gutierrez (Stars Mill High School, Fayetteville, GA) For any young immigrant, adjusting to a new country is difficult. It’s not only difficult to ​​leave friends and family behind, but facing a new culture and learning a new language can be intimidating. Like many, André Curiel-Gutierrez faced this reality at an early age when his […]

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Meet our 2014 Scholarship Winners

Salvador Alvarado, Berkmar High School (Lawrenceville, GA) “Lack of resources, a fragmented family and a violence infested community” are only part of the struggles that Salvador Alvarado, native of El Salvador, used as fuel to feed his strong appetite for success. This 2014 graduate of Berkmar High School understood that in order to bring change to […]

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Meet our 2013 Scholarship Winners:

Francisco Garcia was a 2013 Cruz Scholar. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with dual Bachelors of Science degrees in Chemistry and Materials Science and Engineering. Currently, he is a PhD candidate in Myriam Heiman’s lab within the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT. His research focuses on transcriptome profiling […]

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