Student Profiles

CSS scholars bring with them a wealth of diverse backgrounds and accomplishments. They come from all across North Carolina, as well as 16 U.S. states/territories and China. They have impressive academic achievements, and are passionate about solving problems through research and innovation in science and technology. They are student athletes, leaders in campus clubs and organizations, and volunteers in the community. They lead class discussions and are quick to encourage other students, and are future leaders in a wide variety of STEM fields and career paths.

 

John Atwater

John Atwater
Cohort: 3
Pittsboro, NC
Biology, with a minor in Chemistry

Kristen Gardner

Kristen Gardner
Cohort: 3
Charlotte, NC
Chemistry

Samantha Pagan

Samantha Pagan
Cohort: 3
Asheville, NC
Physics, with a minor in Mathematics

Keyaira Crudup

Keyaira Crudup
Cohort: 4
McLeansville, NC
Biomedical Engineering

Sweta Karlekar

Sweta Karlekar
Cohort: 4
Ashburn, VA
Computer Science, with a minor in Entrepreneurship

Jared Richards

Jared Richards
Cohort: 4
Columbia, MD
Quantitative Biology, with a minor in Computer Science

Miranda Diaz

Miranda Diaz
Cohort: 5
Saint Johns, FL
Neuroscience and Archeology, with a minor in Medical Anthropology

Jalen McClain

Jalen McClain
Cohort: 5
Franklin, TN
Statistics & Analytics and Computer Science

Jeremiah Jackson

Jeremiah Jackson
Cohort: 5
Washington, NC
Chemistry