Science Leader Sokkha Hak '12
High School: Pomona High School, Pomona, Calif.
Connecticut College Major: Biology
Summer 2011 - Maternal and Child Health Care Access, Los Angeles, Calif.
Fall 2010-Spring 2011 - Planned Parenthood Campus Action Intern
Spring 2010 - Smiles on the Move in-school dental program
Academic Year Research
With Professor Deborah Eastman on stem cell signaling of notch pathway in Drosophila fly larvae midgut
2011 CLPP (Civil Liberties and Public Policy) Conference
A Program in Community Action (PICA) scholar through the Holleran Center for Community Action and Public Policy with an interest on adolescent health and sexuality education and health disparities
Residential Life student assistant
To advance her interest in adolescent health disparities and become a physician
"My experiences of being a science leader, participating in the FYS, and the relationships I’ve formed with my peers are immeasurable. Being a science leader has paved the way for numerous networking and research opportunities in the sciences. Overall, my ability to take part in laboratory work, science field trips, and group study sessions through the Science Leaders program has augmented my experience at Connecticut College."