Engineering Her Future: Cooke Scholar Katya Echazarreta
Katya Echazarreta has a long list of accomplishments: a 4.0 GPA, vice president of the Society of Women Engineers, and member of Phi Theta Kappa, to name a few. Katya began her educational journey at San Diego City College, and in May she received our Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, which will help her pursue a degree in electrical engineering at UCLA.
This past summer, Katya had the amazing opportunity to conduct research at Rutgers University in RiSE (Research in Science and Engineering) Program, funded by a NASA grant.
“I can do all of the things that I wanted to do and now even more, because I am a Cooke Scholar,” said Katya.
She also has a message for current community college students: