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Britt: Aspiring Physical Therapist and Miami Dolphins Cheerleader Veteran

Science Cheerleader Hilary here, excited to introduce you to 5-year Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders veteran Britt! Britt holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, and is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Physical Therapy! Read on below to learn about how Britt balances her passions both on and off the field. What turned you on to science and when? I was enrolled in several science classes during my high school years, including physics and chemistry. I discovered that I had an affinity for…
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Meet Morgan: Broncos Rookie Cheerleader and Aerospace Engineer!

Science Cheerleader Hilary here, taking you across the country to Denver, where we meet rookie Broncos Cheerleader Morgan! Morgan completed a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering with a minor in Computer Science, and then continued on to earn a Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering! Talk about shooting for the stars! What first sparked your interested in engineering? As a child, my parents did an amazing job at making sure all the kids were around the table for dinner time. My favorite…
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Meet Michaela: New England Patriots Cheerleader and Doctor of Physical Therapy!

Hi everyone, Science Cheerleader Hilary here to introduce you to New England Patriots Cheerleader Michaela! Michaela holds a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, her passion for which was ignited as a dancer when she was young. Read on below to learn more about Michaela’s life with the Patriots and with her patients! What turned you on to STEM and when? My mom is a nurse; I admired her when I was growing up because she had the solution to everyone’s health…
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Meet Melissa: Patriots Cheerleader with a Passion for Healthy Living!

Science Cheerleader Hilary here, excited to continue our Patriots profiles with veteran Melissa (see her group interview from last year here)! Melissa is a second-year New England Patriots Cheerleaders veteran working on healthy living from all sides! Melissa has a Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics and Nutrition and a minor in Psychology (healthy in both mind and body!). She is now pursuing a Master’s degree in Applied Nutrition with a concentration in Nutrition and Fitness when she’s not on the field…
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Meet Allysen: Former AZ Cardinals Cheerleader, Mom, Nurse, and Startup Founder

Hi SciCheer fans, Samantha here! Welcome our latest SciCheer, Allysen! She recently retired from the Arizona Cardinal Cheerleaders, and is now focusing on her startup business and charity work all while being a mom! What made you pursue nursing? I knew from a young age that I wanted to help people but I originally thought I would be involved in social or humanitarian work. I became a mom at a young age, and I decided that my career needed to…
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Meet Maya: UMD Cheerleader and Future Civil Engineer

Hi SciCheer fans, Samantha here! Welcome our latest SciCheer, Maya! She loves to cheer on her school and is excited about her future career in civil engineering. 1. What made you want to pursue STEM? My father was a math teacher and always pushed me into the STEM direction. I grew up always wanting to be just like my dad but found myself liking physics a lot more than he did. That’s how I chose civil engineering as my major!…
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3 Questions We Should All Ask: A Reaction to Megyn Kelly’s Story

When it comes to gender stereotyping, how much of a difference can one year make? According to new research, a whole lot actually. From ages five to six, young girls are shifting their opinions about who is “smart”. The worst part? They have no idea it’s happening. When you ask these girls, “Are you really smart?”, they are quick to say “Yes!” But when you describe a “really smart person,” their subconscious associates that person with a male figure. Heart,…
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Listen to Samantha on Seahawkers Podcast!

Hi SciCheer fans, Samantha here! I am so excited to share that I will be a guest on the Seahawkers podcast on Tuesday July 25, 2017. Brandan and Adam were awesome hosts (even though they like the Seahawks 😉 ) and I had a great time talking about all things football. This podcast is part of their special rivals series, so you’ll hear my take on the Arizona Cardinals season and how they stack up in the NFC West division….
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Meet Treanna: UMD Cheerleader and Techie

Hi SciCheer fans, Samantha here! I’d like you to meet Treanna, a student at the University of Maryland majoring in both Criminal Justice and Computer Science. It doesn’t take a detective to see this cheerleader is a STEM rockstar! What turned you on to STEM and when? When I was in 8th grade I was given the opportunity to take the Science and Technology test in my middle school, which would determine what high school I would be going to….
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Meet Jenna: Patriots Cheerleader and Electrical Engineer with some bright ideas!

Science Cheerleader Hilary here, excited to bring you an update on New England Patriots Cheerleader Jenna! We met Jenna last year when she was a rookie, and we’re thrilled to learn more about her in her first year as a veteran on the team! Jenna holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Power Systems Management—that’s one bright woman! How did you decide to pursue a STEM field? I like to challenge myself….
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