MESA student awarded grant
October 3, 2012
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Arturo Castillo, a student in the Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement Program (MESA) has been awarded $5,000 in grant money from the Dwight David Eisenhower Community College Fellowship Program, which awards students who are pursuing degrees in transportation-related career.
Castillo was invited to attend the Transportation Research Board (TRB) annual meeting in Washington D.C. in January 2013. The TRB mission is to promote innovative solutions in transportation through a range of interdisciplinary activities.
Castillo assisted his fellow MESA students in constructing a k-12 school in Cherette, Haiti, working with Water and Education International, a non-profit organization. Castillo served as the Associated Students of Solano College legislative advocate in 2011, as well as leadership positions in the Puente club and MESA Student Society.