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Rogelio Reynoso Jr.

California State University, Northridge Mechanical Engineering Rogelio Reynoso Jr. was born to immigrant parents from Mexico. Due to his humble beginnings, Rogelio was shown the importance of hard work at an early age. By the time he was 10, he had worked in restaurants, car… Read More »Rogelio Reynoso Jr.

Yasmine Ibrahim

University of California, Los Angeles Doctorate in Medicine At an early age, Yasmine Ibrahim knew she wanted to be an integral member of the deaf community. Raised in a single-parent household with four siblings, Yasmine’s two deaf grandparents cared for her and her siblings whenever… Read More »Yasmine Ibrahim

Alexis Lopez

University of Texas at El Paso Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering Felipe Valdovinos Memorial Scholarship recipient GMiS Conference Delegate Alexis Lopez’ passion for education and helping his community began at an early age. Born in El Paso, Texas and later raised in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico,… Read More »Alexis Lopez

Vennicio Docasar

University of Texas at Austin Freshman AstroPhysics Davila/Treviño Memorial Scholarships Constant difficulties in life teach us to persevere and never give up, but as Vince Lombardi stated, “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” Vennicio Docasar has dealt with significant… Read More »Vennicio Docasar

Hanna O’Leary

University of Texas at El Paso Junior Electrical & Computer Engineering Lockheed Martin Astronaut Chris Handfield said, “No astronaut launches for space with their fingers crossed.” A phrase that has inspired and motivated Hanna every day as she works to achieve her academic and career… Read More »Hanna O’Leary

Jennifer Lugardo

Stanford University Junior Mechanical Engineering The Boeing Company Scholarship The 2020 GMiS Conference theme was “Every Challenge, Every Frontier.” Jennifer Lugardo exemplifies that theme. The challenges and obstacles she has encountered, have empowered her to accomplish her goals. In recognition of her perseverance, dedication, and… Read More »Jennifer Lugardo