UMD Welcomes New Class of Distinguished A. James Clark Scholars

UMD Welcomes New Class of Distinguished A. James Clark Scholars

UMD Welcomes New Class of Distinguished A. James Clark Scholars

The newest class of A. James Clark Scholars (from left to right: Vinomie Galagama, Giuse Pham, Amy Suk, Miranda Pierce, Amaya Caggino, John Harrison, Kristen Yee, Noah Zipin, Jwoyal Ranjit, and Sterling Mead)
The newest class of A. James Clark Scholars (from left to right: Vinomie Galagama, Giuse Pham, Amy Suk, Miranda Pierce, Amaya Caggino, John Harrison, Kristen Yee, Noah Zipin, Jwoyal Ranjit, and Sterling Mead)

The A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland welcomes 10 exceptional young engineers from across the state of Maryland as its newest class of A. James Clark Scholars. The students selected for this highly distinguished program represent some of the most promising scholars of the Clark School’s freshman class of 2019–20.

The A. James Clark Scholars Program, a signature A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation initiative, supports high-performing undergraduate engineering students with financial need. Clark Scholars participate in specialized academic programs along with leadership, business, and project management training. A hallmark of UMD's Clark Scholars Program is that students will additionally commit to focusing part of their studies on one of the National Academy of Engineering’s Grand Challenges. UMD’s Clark Scholars will confront these challenges with a multidisciplinary, socially aware, and entrepreneurial background and will earn a transcript notation upon completing the program.

The UMD Clark Scholars Program is made possible by Building Together: An Investment for Maryland.

Meet the Clark Scholars Class of '23:

Amaya Caggino

Amaya Caggino
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Havre De Grace High School
Hometown: Havre De Grace, MD

Vinomie Galagama

Vinomie Galagama
Major: Engineering, undecided
High School: Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School
Hometown: Germantown, MD

John Harrison

John Harrison
Major: Electrical Engineering
High School: High Point Senior High School
Hometown: Adelphi, MD

Sterling Mead

Sterling Mead
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Century High School
Hometown: Sykesville, MD

Giuse Pham

Giuse Pham
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Mount Saint Joseph High School
Hometown: Catonsville, MD

Miranda Pierce

Miranda Pierce
Major: Civil Engineering
High School: Northwest High School
Hometown: Boyds, MD

Jwoyal Ranjit

Jwoyal Ranjit
Major: Aerospace Engineering
High School: Watkins Mill High School
Hometown: Gaithersburg, MD

Amy Suk

Amy Suk
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Perry Hall High School
Hometown: Perry Hall, MD

Kristen Yee

Kristen Yee
Major: Engineering, undecided
High School: Poolesville High School
Hometown: North Potomac, MD

Noah Zipin

Noah Zipin
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Towson High School
Hometown: Towson, MD

Meet the Clark Scholars Class of '22.

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