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Powell Scholars Program
(209) 946-2283
Callison Hall
Cynthia Wagner Weick, PhD.
Director, Powell Scholars Program
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, California 95211

Powell Scholars Alumni

2015 Southern California Alumni Dinner    

2014 Powell Alumni Event   2013 Powell Alumni Event
2015 Southern California Alumni Dinner
Collin Grant, Scott Tyler,   Cynthia Wagner Weick Grant Hollis, and Maggie Francisco.   Not pictured:  Rosana Abeyta-Torres, and Nicole Santos Kroesen.
          2014 Southern California Alumni Dinner
Front Row: Margaret Francisco, Seema Ghatnekar, Jillian Hall, Kendra Consiglio, Cynthia Wagner Weick, Rosana Abeyta-Torres, Collin Grant.  Back Row: Christopher Goff, Grant Hollis, Mike Abrams
          2013 Southern California Alumni Dinner
Front Row: Seema Ghatnekar, Cynthia Wagner Weick, Maggie Francisco, Rosana Abeyta-Torres Back Row: Mike Abrams, Grant Hollis                                     

Alumni Events

Alumni of the Powell Scholars Program are given various opportunities to meet with their former director and current students, such as a dinner in Southern California and some cultural events. This is a time for alumni of the program to keep in touch and catch up on their careers and activities since graduating from Pacific.

Where Are They Now?

Entered 2011

Jackson Campbell PhD Program at Northwestern in microbiology and/or immunology: earned a full ride scholarship Chicaco, IL
Sam Costigan School Of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of the Pacific Stockton, CA
Lindsey Cunningham Pursuing a Teaching Credential at The Benerd School of Education Stockton, CA
Michael Feliz Software Engineer, Synopsys Santa Clara, CA
Justin Gibbs Blended Masters Program at The University of the Pacific School of Engineering Stockton, CA
Selena Kaffer Blended Masters Program at The University of the Pacific School of Engineering Stockton, CA
Alison Kobayashi Pursuing a Doctorate in Physidal Therapy at The University of the Pacific Stockton, CA
Julian Lacombe Pursuing a Teaching Credential with a Focus on Special Education at The Benerd School of Education Stockton, CA
Paige Law Pursuing a Masters in Music Management at NYU New York, NY
Katherine Teague Pursuing a Masters in Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington Seattle, WA

Entered 2010

Bea Woods City Year Sacramento Sacramento, CA
Christina Klein Social Media Consultant, Klein Graphics Oakley, CA
Jimmy Kraft Pursuing Career as a Jazz Musician  CA
John Johnson Band Teacher, Amador and Argonaut High Schools Amador County, CA
Jonathan Huang Pursuing DDS, USC Los Angeles, CA
Sarah Wong Pursuing DDS and Ph.D in Neuroscience, UCSF San Francisco, CA
Shelly Zeiser Music Therapist, Melodic Connections Cincinnati, OH

Entered 2009

Alex Edfort Golf Asisstant, Neshanic Valley Golf Course
Pursuing Career as Professional Golfer
Neshanic Station, NJ
Alexis DuClos Program Manager at Women Presidents' Educational Orginization Washington, D.C.
Alicia Still General Education Instructor, San Joaquin Valley College Modesto, CA
Andrew Mendoza Business Analyst, Cisco
Pursuing Masters in Data Analytics, Northwestern University
Chicago, IL
Ann Tran Pursuing J.D., UC Irvine School of Law Irvine, CA
Brianna Juhrend Masters in Civil Engineering, University of Michigan
Engineer, Carollo Engineers
Ann Arbor, MI
Sacramento, CA
Carolyn Dozsa Engineer, PMC-Sierra Sunnyvale, CA
Chris Buller Engineer, HDR Inc., Dam Division Folsom, CA
Collin Grant Attending Law School, UCLA Los Angeles, CA
Genevieve Murphy Teacher, Lodi School District Lodi, CA
Jillian Hall Speech-Language Pathologist at Twin Rivers School District Sacramento, CA
Nadia Shaheen Pursuing DDS, UCSF San Francisco, CA
Scott Tyler Engineer, Edwards Lifesciences Irvine, CA

Entered 2008

Amanda Tsoi Pursuing DDS, Dugoni School of Dentistry San Francisco, CA
Anastasia Uskova Kennedy Scholarship Winner
J.D., McGeorge School of Law

Sacramento, CA
Ben Larson Pursuing Ph.D in Physical Therapy, Pacific Stockton, CA
Dhir Patel Pursuing DDS, Dugoni School of Dentistry San Francisco, CA
Elizabeth Youngberg Masters in Higher Education, College of William & Mary
Pursuing J.D., Golden Gate University
Williamsburg, VA
San Francisco, CA
Kelsey Negrete Masters in Speech-Language Pathology, Pacific Stockton, CA
Kendra Consiglio Ph.D in Physical Therapy, USC Los Angeles, CA
Kris Mendoza DDS. UCLA Los Angeles, CA
Laura Stewart DDS, Dugoni School of Dentistry San Francisco, CA
Lindsay Kipnis Paris ESL through U.S. Embassy Paris, France
Maggie Francisco Pursuing Ph.D, Marshall B. Ketchum University Fullerton, CA
Jennifer Phan Pursuing Doctorate of Pharmacy, University of the Pacific Stockton, CA
Tarun Padmani Pursuing DDS, UCLA Los Angeles, CA

Entered 2007

Caitlin Keskeys Theatre Teacher, Toby Johnson Middle School Elk Grove, CA
Carolyn Stark Masters in Biology, University of Colorado Boulder; Genentech CA
Farah Shaheen Attending Medical School, UC Davis Davis, CA
Jarret Heskett Teacher, Aspire Schools Stockton, CA
Joe Styers Pursuing Pharm.D., UCSF San Francisco, CA
Kelly Johnson Speech-Language Pathologist, Marble Baron School Stockton, CA
Mike Abrams Pursuing Ph.D in Mathematics, USC Los Angeles, CA
Rosana Abeyta Torres Ph.D in Physical Therapy, USC Los Angeles, CA

Entered 2006

Audrey Puah Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, CSU Sacramento Sacramento, CA
Nicole Santos Pacific Symphony Youth Ensemble Manager Foothill Ranch, CA
Seema Ghatnekar J.D., Loyola Marymount University; Attorney at Hartnoll, Mirell, and Abrams LLP Los Angeles, CA

Entered 2005

Ben Aldritt Fullbright Winner
COO, Kumera Machinery Oy
Pursuing M.S. in Materials Physics, Aalto University & Univeristy of Helsinki, Finland

Kylmäkoski, Finland
Helsinki, Finland
Grant Hollis Ph.D in Structural Engineering, Caltech; Engineer, International Bridge Technologies Pasadena, CA
Catherine Cloud Consultant, Deloitte Washington, DC
Seth Urban Resident Physician, Radiology at LAC+USC Medical Center Los Angeles, CA