Noyce Scholar Profile
Undergraduate major or graduate field of study: Biology
Subject area(s) and grade level teaching focus: Science, grades 9-12
Category of scholarship/fellowship:
Name of Noyce institution:
California State University Dominguez Hills
Current academic or teaching status:
School and school district:
I am a Hispanic female. I am in my junior year at California State Dominguez Hills studying biology.
Why do you want to teach:
It is something I always wanted to do. I have always looked up to my teachers, and really admired the work they did.
Describe a memorable teaching experience:
I have only had the opportunity to be a teacher’s assistant, but know that it feels good when a student smiles because they just learned something new and interesting. It makes you smile along with them.
What does the Noyce program mean to you:
The Noyce program is the vehicle by which I will get to my teaching career. The assistance this program offers is beyond anything I would have imagined; the Noyce staff at Dominguez Hills is kind and helpful.