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Full STEM ahead on Latino students

My San Antonio | Sep 11, 2017

As 1.3 million science advocates participated in March For Science rallies across the globe — including 1,700 in San Antonio — the real movement should be to encourage more youth to enter science careers as well as technology, engineering and math fields in the U.S. It’s critical to the innovative spirit, growth and, yes, security of our country. Among those at the Science March in San Antonio was Jackson Antonio Alexander Garcia, who attended Brandeis High School and is now an engineering major at the University of Texas at San Antonio. “Growing up in a Hispanic household taught me perseverance through tough obstacles. That’s a trademark of our community. The path to a career in engineering wasn’t always easy, but focusing on my goals and never having quitting as an option got me to where I am, but there’s more work to do,” said Garcia. Read more

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