4 SCHOLARSHIPs AWARDED:
What leadership roles or volunteer experiences have been important to you during your time at Maryland?
The most enriching leadership experience I have had during my time here at Maryland has been my presidency of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. It has allowed me to grow as a leader in many ways, the will surely benefit me in my future endeavors.
What has your scholarship meant to you and how has it enabled you to pursue new and exciting opportunities?
This scholarship means very much to me for various reasons. Because of the financial support this scholarship provides, my family was able to send me to get my education here at UMD. Without it I would not be able to pursue my passions in engineering and music at such a wonderful institution. I have been able to take part in many activities that have made me into the person I am today, and to know that it comes from some of the nicest, most generous people in the world, really makes it a special thing for me.
How will you make a positive difference in the world?
I plan to use the skills and professional development I obtain from my education at UMD to apply myself in a medical device company, where my work will positively impact the lives of hundreds of people receiving medical treatment from the device that I will have worked on.
What is your major, minor, class and graduation year?
I am double majoring in Mechanical Engineering and Music Performance. I am part of the class of 2017, but will be graduating in May 2018.
What is your Hometown?
My hometown is Weston, Florida.