College of Arts and Sciences

Biology

GeoKids LINKS Alumni Fellows

Forty (40) graduates have participated as GeoKids LINKS Fellows since 2002.  After completing the GeoKids LINKS Fellowship, many of our graduates enter into doctoral programs, work in industry, or purse a career in teaching.

  • 50% are currently working in education, teaching at either a college/university, secondary school, or involved in education outreach
  • 25% are currently enrolled in, or have completed a additional advanced degree (Ph.D., D.D.S., or M.Ed.)
  • 22% are currently working in an industry or research related position
  • 15% are currently working at a goverment or nonprofit related position

Graduate Alumni Fellows 


Deuce Andermann, 2009-2011
Justin Bichler, 2003- 2006
Joe Boland, 203-2015
Michelle Brannin, 2007-2009
Steve Cacciavillano, 2010-2012 
Tony Croasdale, 2013-2015
Carlos Carre, Jr., 2002-2004
Caroline Davis (Murray), 2003-2004
Michael Dawley, 2003-2004  
Melissa DeGennaro, 2004- 2006  
Stacey Dougherty, 2008-2010 
Stephanie Egger (Szerlag), 2004-2005
Jonathan English, 2011-2013
Darlene Evich, 2006-2008 
Mike Fath, 2009- 2011
Phil Freda, 2012-2014
Briena Healy, 2010-2012
Megan Inayoshi, 2010-2012
Dave Kays, 2012-2014
Alexis Kiesel, 2010-2012
Jessica King, 2011-2013
Jessica Ledsema, 2005-2007
Coutney Lemon-Tate, 2009-2010 
Celia Lizarranga, 2009-2011
Shelia Lynch, 2005-2006
Nelson Melendez, 2013-2015
Kathryn Mickle, 2003- 2005    
Jessica Oates, 2008-2010 
Rebecca Orozco, 2008-2010 
Robert Podlinski, 2007-2009
Lauren Quezada, 2010-2011
Paula Roy, 2007-2009
Norma Sampson (Rendon), 2006-2008
Lindsay Schamel, 2006-2008
Leigh Ann Scholtz, 2011-2012
Nicole Slezak, 2012-2014 
Drayton Smith, 2006-2008    
Jack Szczepanski, 2004-2006 
Gavin Villacorta, 2003- 2006
Jennifer Snekser (Wynne), 2003-2005

Alumni
Our first graduating class of fellows ('04) with honorary speaker,
Dr. Rita Colwell.

From left to right: Caroline Murray, Michael Dawley, Dr. Rita R.
Colwell, Mariana Morris, Carlos Carre, Jr