Tell Us about Yourself

Ninth grader. This past summer I participated in GEMS at NMSU for the second year.

What AEOP program(s) did you participate in?


Words of Advice?

My advice for fellow students who want to attend an AEOP program is to do it without hesitation. This program will open your eyes to many things. It will also allow you to explore different career paths.

Best Things about the Program?

You get to learn new ideas and explore ideas. I like engineering because its hands on and we’re able to build amazing things.

How Participating in AEOP Inspired You to Advance in the STEM Field?

GEMS made an impact on me by giving me the opportunity to explore and open my mind to new and different careers.

Who is Your Favorite STEM Role Model?

My mentor, Krystal Vargas at NMSU.

What are Your Future Hopes and Dreams?

To pursue an education in the engineering field, specifically petroleum or welding.

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Nathan Perez.

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