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Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement LSAMP: Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation

2021-22 LSAMP STEM Ambassadors

Alexa Rodriguez

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Alexa Rodriguez is a third year undergraduate student at Washington State University who plans to major in biology/pre-medicine, with a minor in psychology. Alexa grew up in the rural town of Grandview, Wash. She has always been passionate about helping her community and others. Alexa has volunteered in assisted living facilities, church activities, and elementary schools. At Washington State, she is a member of the Panhellenic sorority Chi Omega and the Catholic Newman center on campus. Alexa has also worked as a Crimson Service Desk representative and plans to be a mentor at the multicultural center on campus. In summers, Alexa has interned and job shadowed medical staff at various facilities where she developed her interest in the medical field. Her goal is to combine this with her passion for helping people by pursuing a career as a doctor. Rodriguez also hopes to light the path and serve as role model for young Latinx women who want to pursue higher education and a career in the medical field.

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Office Hours: Tues. 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Johnny Martinez

Johnny Martinez was born and raised in Sunnyside, Wash. in the Yakima Valley. His hobbies include going to the gym, working with car,s and hanging out with friends. A fun fact about himis that he graduated high school with an associate’s degree. He is majoring in civil engineering with an emphasis in structural engineering. The reason he chose his major is because he enjoys working hands-on and loves math.

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Office Hours: Wed. 9:00-10:00 a.m.

Aliya Quintal

Aliya Quintal grew up in Portland, Oreg. She is pursuing an undergraduate degree in genetics and cell biology, and is interested in research and further schooling at the graduate level. One of her hobbies is playing recreational tennis. She was on the tennis team in high school and still enjoys playing for fun.

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Office Hours: Mon. 11:00 a.m.-Noon