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Avery
Wooten

Cohort 6

Hometown: Palo Alto, CA

Major: Quantitative Biology, with a minor in Chemistry

Research Interest:



I wanted a connection to other black students who were interested in science and medicine, because my high school was not very diverse




WHAT DREW YOU TO THE CSS PROGRAM?

I wanted a connection to other black students who were interested in science and medicine, because my high school was not very diverse


WHAT HAS BEEN YOUR FAVORITE CSS EXPERIENCE SO FAR?

The best part of CSS has been always having friends in my STEM classes and being able to form study groups with members of my cohort. We struggled and succeeded together!


HOW HAS CSS SHAPED YOUR CAREER GOALS?

CSS helped me find summer opportunities where I was able to shadow doctors and explore my passion for surgery.


AWARDS AND HONORS

  • CSS Distinguished Scholar Award
  • Renwick Academic Achievement Award (2018-2019; 2019-2020)