McNair Alumni

2019-2020 Cohort 

Graduates

Update

Angel A.

Angel Avalos

Class Standing: Senior
Major: Biological Sciences
Minor: Chemistry
Hometown: Turlock, CA
Graduation Term: Spring 2020
Mentor: Dr. My Lo Thao
Mentor Department: Biological Sciences
Research Interests: Bacterial enzymes, bioplastics

Angel will be attending the University of California, Davis’ Ph.D. program in Microbiology in the Fall of 2020.

Efrain C.

Efrain Covarrubias

Class Standing: Senior
Major: Physics
Hometown: Turlock, CA
Graduation Term: Spring 2020
Mentor: Dr. Wing To
Mentor Department: Physics
Research Interests: Time dilation

Efrain will be applying to graduate programs during the next admission cycle.

Fernando M.

Fernando Martinez Bautista

Class Standing: Senior
Major: Psychology
Minor: Criminal Justice
Hometown: Santa Maria, CA
Graduation Term: Spring 2020
Mentor: Ms. Deborah Forester
Mentor Department: Psychology
Research Interests: Memory and education

Fernando will be applying to graduate programs during the next admission cycle.

Adriana S.

Adriana Sarabia Savala

Class Standing: Senior
Major: Sociology
Hometown: Modesto, CA
Graduation Term: Fall 2019
Mentor: Ms. Deborah Forester
Mentor Department: Psychology
Research Interests: Binge drinking and social issues

Adriana will be attending California State University, Stanislaus' Master of Social Work Program in the Fall of 2020.

Danielle S.

Danielle Simpson Rojas

Class Standing: Senior
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Hayward, CA
Graduation Term: Spring 2020
Mentor: Dr. Kelly Cotter
Mentor Department: Psychology
Research Interests: Exercise and health-related psychology

Danielle will be attending the University of California, Merced's Health Psychology Ph.D. program in the Fall of 2020.

Elizabeth T.

Elizabeth Torres

Class Standing: Senior
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Stockton, CA
Graduation Term: Spring 2020
Mentor: Dr. Kelly Cotter
Mentor Department: Psychology
Research Interests: Memory, learning, and academic achievement

Elizabeth will be applying to graduate programs during the next admission cycle.

Mary V.

Mary Vardeh

Class Standing: Senior
Major: Mathematics
Hometown: Turlock, CA
Graduation Term: Spring 2020
Mentor: Dr. Bjorg Johannsdottir
Mentor Department: Mathematics
Research Interests: Mathematics education and how students approach math problems.

Mary will be attending California State University, Stanislaus' Single Subject Credential Program in the Fall of 2020.