The SBB Research Group Foundation named Alex Ochoa a recipient of its STEM scholarship. The $2,500 award empowers students to create value for society by pursuing higher learning through interdisciplinary combinations of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).
Alex, a senior, studies Public Health at Ohio State University. He was awarded second place at the Nationwide Children's Hospital Research Institute Retreat for his research project titled "Assessing the Nutrition Environment in the South Linden Neighborhood" and serves as the University Council of Latinx Organizations (UCLO) representative in the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) Chapter.
"Alex is an exciting up-and-coming expert in Public Health, and we are honored to be part of his path," said Matt Aven, co-founder and board member of the SBB Research Group Foundation.
For eligibility criteria and more information on the Foundation's STEM scholarship, please visit www.sbbscholarship.org.