Katherine: Captain of the Denver Broncos Cheerleaders and Registered Nurse

Science Cheerleader Hilary here to introduce you to 4th year veteran and captain of the Denver Broncos cheerleaders Katherine! Katherine moves between being a floor nurse and a charge nurse, and has been a Broncos fan since birth. Read below to learn how Katherine takes charge on and off the field. What turned you on to STEM and when?Math and science run in my blood: my dad was an engineer and my mom was an accountant! Math and science were always my favorite…
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Hailey Jo: Denver Broncos Cheerleader and Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

Science Cheerleader Hilary here to introduce you to 3rdyear veteran Denver Broncos cheerleader Hailey Jo! Hailey Jo majored in Nutrition, Exercise and Health Science during her Bachelor’s degree, then went on to an Associate’s degree in Occupational Sciences, and is now a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant. Read below to learn how Hailey Jo gives it her all for the Broncos and beyond. What turned you on to STEM and when?Growing up, my favorite subject was science. I was intrigued by…
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Science Cheerleader, Hilary, finds new treatment for kidney cancer!

Science Cheerleaders are current and former NBA, NFL, and college cheerleaders pursuing STEM careers. We are thrilled to feature one of our directors, Hilary Nicholson, for her breakthrough research advancing a new treatment for kidney cancer! Read all about it in Science Signaling. Science Cheerleader Wendy (who’s also doing some pretty fascinating research) interviewed Hilary about her most recent accomplishment: Wendy: Hilary, please briefly explain your research and its impact to society.  Hilary: My research focuses on trying to selectively kill…
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Rachel: Miami Dolphins Cheerleader and Marketing for Medical Sales Student

Science Cheerleader Britney here bringing you Rookie Miami Dolphins Cheerleader Rachel! Rachel is pursuing a marketing degree in medical sales. Read below to learn more about Rachel and what motivates her on and off the field. What turned you on to STEM and when?  When I was growing up, science was always my best subject. It was something that clicked with me and that I genuinely enjoyed learning about. I was fortunate enough to have teachers who were passionate about this subject…
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Jenna: New England Patriots Cheerleader and Electrical Engineer

Science Cheerleader Hilary here to bring you an update on New England Patriots Cheerleader Jenna! You might remember Jenna from her rookie year or second year interviews, and now we’re back for more. We can’t get enough of this amazing cheerleading engineer, now a 3rdyear veteran with the Patriots! What turned you on to STEM and when?  When I was younger I attended a Junior Patriots Cheerleading clinic. During lunch, each Patriots Cheerleader introduced herself and one cheerleader in particular stood out to…
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The Science Cheerleaders Warm Up the Crowd at the Sonendo 5K

On April 11th, Science Cheerleader Theresa lead a dynamic warmup for a 5K sponsored by Sonendo, a medical device company innovating in dental healthcare. The 5K was part of the American Association of Endodontists annual meeting held this year in Montreal and all proceeds from the race went to the Montreal Children’s Hospital. Although it was a chilly morning, runners were all smiles throughout the warmup, race, and post-run snack. Sharing the Science Cheerleader mission and speaking with leaders in…
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Meet the Science Cheerleaders at the Cambridge Science Festival!

This Saturday, April 13, the Science Cheerleaders will return to the Cambridge Science Festival for the Science Carnival and Robot Zoo! Come meet Science Cheerleaders Hilary (cancer researcher) and Theresa (chemistry PhD candidate) from 12-4pm, and they will be joined by New England Patriots Cheerleaders Jenna (an electrical engineer) and Michaela (a doctor of physical therapy) from 1-3pm! Get ready to participate in hands-on citizen science projects with our partner SciStarter and take pictures and ask questions with the Science…
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Jess: Miami Dolphins Cheerleader and Nurse

Science Cheerleader Britney here, bringing you an update on veteran Miami Dolphins Cheerleader Jess! You may remember Jess from her interview last year. With a passion for helping others, Jess is pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree and working as a School Nurse, all on top of being an NFL cheerleader! Read below to learn more about what Jess has been up to since we last caught up. What turned you on to STEM and when?  My father and grandma are…
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Science Cheerleaders rally at a high school STEM Expo

Last month, Science Cheerleaders Colleen and Margaret participated in a STEM expo at Archbishop Carroll High School in Washington, DC.  The event was a great success with lots of exciting presenters and activities including a live cryogenics demonstration (Margaret’s area of expertise!) and a hands-on demonstration of a virtual reality game that seeks to educate individuals on the human heart.  The event was an opportunity to educate students about opportunities to pursue STEM majors and careers and chat with expo…
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Dr. Patrice: Former Patriots Cheerleader and Award-Winning Tech Teacher

Hi everyone, Sciene Cheerleader Colleen here! Former New England Patriots Cheerleader Dr. Patrice Farquharson recently received an Innovation in Technology Award from CT NBC and Telemundo for her proposal to help train teachers to integrate tech into their classrooms for very young children. Congratulations on your award!  What was your reaction like when you got the exciting news that you had been selected? I was so thrilled that the CT NBC and Telemundo were recognizing the importance of introducing technology and…
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