CSU–Pueblo announces STEM Scholarship recipients


Nineteen first-year students majoring in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics have received a $5,000 scholarship to help them finish their degrees on time.

Last year, the University received notice from the National Science Foundation (NSF) that the S-STEM program (Scholarships for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) had been approved to provide 20-25 scholarships to financially needy and academically capable students majoring in the STEM disciplines. Those majors include biology, chemistry, civil engineering technology, computer information systems, engineering, mechatronics, industrial engineering, mathematics, and physics.

This year’s STEM Scholarship recipients include:

Avondale
Gary Marascola, pre-engineering

Boone
Matthew Devries, chemistry

Brush
Crystal Samples, chemistry

Canon City
Salvatore Vigil, pre-engineering

Colorado Springs
Brandon Flack, biology
Amanda Ariaz and Amber Bittinger, chemistry

Hotchkiss
Joshua Sickles, civil engineering technology

Montrose
Alonzo Franklin, civil engineering technology

Pueblo
Megan Gladwin and Amber Provinzano, biology
Matthew Carpenter, Ronald Genova, Jonathan Marascola, computer information systems
Britanney Constuble, industrial engineering

Walsenburg
Jose Trujillo, biology

Westcliffe
Christopher Schwanz, mechatronics

Kaneohe, Hawaii
Kyle Okumura, mechatronis

Laurel, Mont.
Mei Jing Craddock, physics

Colorado State University - Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university emphasizing professional, career-oriented, and applied programs. Displaying excellence in teaching, celebrating diversity, and engaging in service and outreach, CSU-Pueblo is distinguished by access, opportunity, and the overall quality of services provided to its students.