Meet our scholars

Jesus Xavier Gonzalez

Awarded the 2020 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) for Columbus Technical College. Jesus served as an officer on the Student Leadership Council and the LSAMP club. Jesus graduated in the summer of 2021, earning an Associate Degree in Engineering Technology. He was accepted into Kennesaw State University to complete his baccalaureate degree in Engineering.

Kanesha Merrit

Kanesha graduated from Columbus Tech’s Associate Degree of Biology program in the fall of 2021. She transferred to CSU to complete her BS in Biology. She has been accepted as a CSU LSAMP Scholar.