WT Students Place at TAMUS Pathways Research Symposium

Dec. 4, 2019

CONTACT: Dr. Rex Pjesky, 806-651-2737,

WT Students Place at The TAMUS Pathways Research Symposium

CANYON, Texas—Ten students from West Texas A&M University attended the 16th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium on Nov. 7-8 in Laredo, Texas at Texas A&M International University.

Of the attendees, eight were McNair Scholars and two were part of the Attebury Honors program. Four were awarded in categories in the undergraduate competition.

Health Sciences: Sports Sciences

  • 2nd Place - Kelly McCaskill, senior sports and exercise science major, honors
  • 3rd Place - Edie White, senior sports and exercise major, honors

Humanities: History

  • 2nd Place - Semaj Mitchell, senior history major, scholar

Social/Behavioral Sciences: Psychology

  • 3rd Place - Jonathan Gonzalez, senior psychology major, scholar

Other student participants included:

  • Tasia Bos, senior biochemistry major, scholar
  • Vinni Dayag, senior mechanical engineering major
  • Christian Guerrero, senior biology major, scholar and honors
  • Marissa Medrano, senior communication disorders and psychology majors, scholar and honors
  • Chelsea Rhodes, senior psychology
  • Dreyson Williams, senior sports exercise science, scholar