Andy Alfonso, GCP 55 Fellow, awarded scholarship

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May 08, 2014
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Andy Alfonso, GCP 55 Fellow, awarded scholarship

The GCP team proudly joins Miami Dade College in congratulating Andy Alfonso for his remarkable achievement. Andy Alfonso (fourth from right to left, back) with his working group and Faculty member Peter Rose

Andy Alfonso, GCP 55 fellow, was awarded a $5,000 scholarship from the Board of Trustees prior to Vice President Joe Biden's commencement speech at Miami Dade College on Saturday, May 3rd.

Andy moved from Cuba to the United States less than four years ago. He graduated from Miami Dade College last week and not only has he received the above mentioned scholarship but he has also been accepted to Harvard University and is awaiting confirmation from Johns Hopkins University. His plans are to attend medical school, become a neurosurgeon and use his skills in a developing country.

Read the full article on the Miami Herald.