The Mars Generation 2019 Space Camp Scholarship Winners Announced

We are pleased to announce the winners of our 2019 TMG Space Camp Scholarship. We have selected 8 talented students from all across the country to attend Space Camp USA this summer. This scholarship program provides students lacking economic resources with a full-ride scholarship to Space Camp, including transportation costs.

For the past three years, we have sent 44 incredible students on full-paid scholarships to Space Camp. We are looking forward to seeing this year’s cohort share their experiences with their communities through the public presentations they proposed as part of their applications for the scholarship program. Listed below are our 2019 winners. Join us in following along their progress by liking us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and by signing up for email updates.

If you would like to donate to our Space Camp Scholarship program and help support sending these and future students to space camp, please visit our donation page.

Jose Guillen Space Camp Scholarship Winner 2019

Name: Jose Guillen
Age: 17
Location: California
Favorite subject(s) in school: Math
Best STEAM/Learning experience:
Math Club
Post-secondary education plans: Jose hopes to be a teacher
Career goal: Teacher


Michelle Garcia Space Camp Scholarship Winner 2019

Name: Michelle Garcia
Age: 17
Location: Nevada
Favorite subject(s) in school: Music and robotics
Best STEAM/Learning experience: The FRC Robotics competition
Post-secondary education plans: Michelle plans to attend college, possibly majoring in mechanical engineering and minoring in music
Career goal: Work for a company that wants to make a change, while pursuing music


Victoria Rodriguez Space Camp Scholarship Winner 2019

Name: Victoria Rodriguez Tirado
Age: 17
Location: Pennsylvania
Favorite subject(s) in school: Biology and Psychology
Best STEAM/Learning experience: PLTW (Project Lead the Way) engineering program
Post-secondary education plans: Victoria wants to pursue a degree in Biology and in Aerospace Engineering and join the Air Force ROTC program
Career goal: Astronaut

Linda Charris Space Camp Scholarship Winner 2019

Name: Linda Charris
Age: 16
Location: Florida
Favorite subject(s) in school: Math and Engineering
Best STEAM/Learning experience: Engineering Club
Post-secondary education plans: Linda seeks to go to college to pursue a degree in Physics or Mathematics
Career goal: Astrophysicist


Abryana Alvarado Space Camp Scholarship Winner 2019Name: Abryana Alvarado
Age: 16
Location: Missouri
Favorite subject(s) in school: Biology, Algebra II and World History
Best STEAM/Learning experience: STEM Girls Conference and FIRST Tech Challenge
Post-secondary education plans: Abryana would like to apply for Stanford University, where she seeks to major in Physics and Mathematics
Career goal: Astrophysicist

Zella Boor Space Camp Scholarship Winner 2019

Name: Zella Boor
Age: 16
Location: Ohio
Favorite subject(s) in school: Art, science, and math
Best STEAM/Learning experience: Cleveland Youth Sustainability Leadership program
Post-secondary education plans: Zella wants to study physics and engineering in college
Career goal: Astrophysicist


Mikhail Eaton Space Camp Scholarship Winner 2019

Name: Mikhail Eaton
Age: 15
Location: New York
Favorite subject(s) in school: Math and Physics
Best STEAM/Learning experience: Building roller coasters to study potential energy.
Post-secondary education plans: Mikhail hopes to attend an ivy league college and play soccer
Career goal: Professional soccer player and using statistics for risk management and decision analysis

Steven Tejeda Space Camp Scholarship Winner 2019

Name: Steven Tejeda
Age: 15
Location: New York
Favorite subject(s) in school: Science and English
Best STEAM/Learning experience: Robotics
Post-secondary education plans: Steven would like to continue his education by studying physics, engineering, and biological science in college
Career goal: Scientist


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