Noyce Scholar Profile
Undergraduate major or graduate field of study: Biomedical Engineering
Subject area(s) and grade level teaching focus: Science, 9-12
Category of scholarship/fellowship:
Noyce Teaching Fellow
Name of Noyce institution:
University of Texas at Arlington
Current academic or teaching status:
School and school district:
Grand Prairie High School
I have a strong background in Computer Science, Biochemistry and Biology. Within these are a lucid interest in pharmacology, infectious disease and public health.
Why do you want to teach:
I aim to increase the students’ interest in the sciences and shape their endeavors therein for their greatest potential according to their talents.
Describe a memorable teaching experience:
Working with the visual impaired has greatly increased my love of teaching. One visually-impaired, mentally-challenged young lady in particular comes to mind. One time, while the other kids played, she struggled with the material finally saying, “Oh, I see,” and beamed a beautiful smile.
What does the Noyce program mean to you:
The Noyce Program offers me the chance to grow in a learning environment wherein I am able to share my knowledge and experience with those whose interest in science is in early bud.