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Maritza Trujillo

Maritza Trujillo

October 2022

Maritza Trujillo

Class Status: Senior

Major: Biology, Cellular and Molecular

Campus Programs/Involvement: Fab Lab and STEM Scholars

Career Goal: Surgical Technician

Hobbies: Hanging out with family and friends, studying and sleeping.

How has the STEM Scholars Program helped you?
The STEM Scholars Program has helped me find myself in college and has provided me advising and support as a first generation student attending school.

What keeps you motivated and positive throughout life’s hardships?
What keeps me motivated and positive throughout life’s hardship is my family and the amazing support system I have around me. Also, knowing that I'm almost at the finish line of reaching my career goals, and not only that, but also knowing I will soon be able to help my community out gets me excited.

What advice would you like to give to your fellow scholars?
Some advice I would like to give to my fellow scholars is to never give up no matter how long it takes to achieve your goals, and always remember the light is at the end of the tunnel.

What are your plans after graduation?
My plans after graduation are to continue my education by attending a surgical technician program and helping my community out.

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