2022-2023 Scholar Profiles



Alex Bermejo


Alex Bermejo

Applied Engineering, Safety & Technology: Robotics & Control Systems
  • Hometown: New Oxford, PA
  • High School: New Oxford High School
  • Interests/Hobby: cars, paintball, weightlifting music
  • Extracurriculars: Millersville boys lacrosse and intramural soccer
  • Favorite class this year: power conversion and control
  • Favorite quote: “whether you think you can or can not — you are right” - Henry Ford
Brendan Calv

Brendan Calv

Emergency Management
  • Minor: Business
  • Hometown: Asbury, New Jersey
  • High School: North Hunterdon High School
  • Interests: Baking, Making Playlists, Running, Yoga, Origami, Dancing, Singing, Theatre, Tennis, Reading, and Outdoors.
  • Extracurriculars: IAEM, ASSP, Marauder Fund, Conestoga Outdoors Club
  • Favorite classes this year: Atmosphere, Macroeconomics
  • Favorite quote: "Everything works out in the end. If it hasn't worked out yet, then it's not the end." -Unknown
 Nyckoli Green  

Nyckoli Green

Biology - Marine Biology Option
  • Hometown: Lincoln University, PA
  • High School: Avon Grove Charter School
  • Interests:
    • Career: Carcinology, Animal Conservation
    • Personal: Videogames, Boardgames, Movies and Reading
  • Extracurriculars: Boardgame Club and Work
  • Favorite class this year: CHEM111
  • Favorite quote: "Many fall in the face of chaos, but not this one; not today."
 Lana Jarrett  

Lana Jarrett

Biology - Animal Behavior


 Jennifer Juarez  

Jennifer Juarez

Biology - Animal Behavior
  • Hometown: Clifton, New Jersey
  • High School: Clifton High School
  • Interests: Dancing, baking, playing video games, and hiking!
  • Extracurriculars: Biology Mentorship Program (BMP), Entomology Club, and MU Smash Club
  • Favorite classes this year: Zoology and Chemistry!
  • Favorite quote: "If you have a dream, then you shouldn't give up no matter what. You can't be successful if you don't fail."
 Ashton Kunkle  

Ashton Kunkle

Computer Science
  • Hometown: Ephrata, PA
  • High School: Ephrata Senior High School
  • Interests: Robotics, Programming, Music Production, Video Production, Wood Working, Wilderness Survival, Gymnastics/Parkour, Weightlifting, Track & Field, Writing
  • Extracurriculars: HCSA Fundraising Coordinator, Robotics Club, Marauder Music Club, Conestoga Outdoor Club
  • Favorite class this year: English Composition
  • Favorite quote: "One day you’ll leave this world behind, so live a life you will remember." – Avicii (Tim Bergling)
 Dai Ma  

Dai Ma

Computer Science 
  • Hometown: Vietnam
  • High School: Manheim Township High School
  • Interests: Soccer, build gundam, games
  • Extracurriculars: outdoor club and robotic club
  • Favorite class this year: CSCI 161
  • Favorite Quote: "It's not the load that breaks you, it's the way you carry it."
 Sarah Murphy  

Sarah Murphy

Environmental Biology 
  • Hometown: York, PA
  • High School: Dallastown High School 
  • Interests: Rock climbing, hiking 
  • Extracurriculars: Conestoga outdoors club, Ocean science club 
  • Favorite class this year: Biology 
 Paige Scott

Paige Scott 

Meteorology and Emergency Management 
  • Hometown: Mountain Top, PA
  • High School: Crestwood High School
  • Interests: Traveling, reading, listening to music, spending time with friends, Disney, cooking, volunteering, swimming, and painting
  • Extracurriculars: IAEM (International Association of Emergency Managers), AMS (American Meteorological Society), and COC (Conestoga Outdoors Club)
  • Favorite Class this year: Intro to Emergency Management
  • Favorite Quote: "You're only given one little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it" -Robin Williams and "In an increasingly uncertain and uncomfortable world, it helps to remember that there are still soft blankets and warm mugs and kind friends and good people- so many REALLY goodhearted people who want the future to be better. If nothing else, take hope in that." - Nanea Hoffman
 Skyler Woodley ______________  

Skyler Woodley

Biology/Marine Biology 
  • Minor: Oceanography 
  • Hometown: Milford, PA
  • High School: Delaware Valley High School
  • Interests: Snorkeling, Rock Climbing, Hiking
  • Extracurriculars: Conestoga Outdoors Club, Ocean Science Club
  • Favorite class this year: Zoology

National Science Foundation

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 2130176.  Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.