The Wentcher Foundation Board of Directors and Staff officially welcomed the 26th Class of Wentcher Scholars on June 11, 2023 at its Annual Celebration held at the University Club of Chicago.
Serena Echols talks to us about her interests in environmental science, her latest research project, and her hopes to educate more people about environmental justice.
A First-generation low income student at Harvard University and President of the queer advocacy group Shades, Amado Candelario talks to us about what it’s like to be a computer science major, his upcoming role at Microsoft, and his creative interests.
A freshman at Truman State and newly inducted member of Kappa Alpha Psi, Joseph Spaulding talks to us about what it’s like to be a computer science major, a member of the football team, and part of the historic legacy of Black fraternities.
An Albany Park native and Lincoln Park HS alumna, Ester Perez talks to us about what it’s like to be a Chemical Engineer.
A Dunning native and Taft HS alumnus, Patrick Bogusz talks to us about being a senior at Depaul University and his experience volunteering with Chicago Public Schools students.
A Chicago Lawn native and Curie HS alumnus, Robert Slay talks to us about his work as an auditor and becoming one of the newest Board Members of The Wentcher Foundation.