Renee is a PhD candidate at the University of Michigan, studying Cell and Developmental Biology and Bioinformatics.
Diagnosed as a young girl with juvenile diabetes, she focused on helping other children adjust to life-changing illnesses.
Her experience has inspired her studies, and she is now deciding where to focus her graduate work, looking at options such as researching methods to help repair adult muscles, or improved diabetes treatment.
Renee is excited for the opportunities ahead, “I am not sure which project I will spend the next five years working on, but I know any of them will be exciting and will make a big difference for many people in this world.”
Graduating high school seniors from across Arizona are eligible for the scholarships.
In 2019, high school seniors from the Colorado Springs, Colorado area are also eligible.
Alisa’s Angels scholarship recipients are working and attending school throughout the nation, from Washington state to Washington DC, Maine to Michigan, Oregon to Orlando.