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Alison Ticknor: Early Childhood Support

First Born: Providing the Tools for Parents to Joyfully Raise a Healthy, Well-developed Child Alison Ticknor, a telecommunications engineer who works from home in Los Alamos, and her husband, Dr. Chris Ticknor, a theoretical physicist at Los Alamos National Laboratory,…

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Lindsay Redman

Scholarship and Lab Internship Helped Shape the Career of a Winner from the Valley Lindsay Redman says she always knew she would have a career in science. As early as Kindergarten, she was active in school science fairs and sought…

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Solomon Sindelar

From Free Spirit to Disciplined Cadet, Scholarship Winner Uses Leadership to Give Back to Others Growing up in Cerrillos, NM, life for Solomon Sindelar was anything but typical. The small town located on the Turquoise Trail south of Santa Fe…

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Honoring Our Teachers 2016

Above: ETS Fairview Elementary School 2nd Grade Teacher Elias Allison and with their award checks. Honoring Excellent Teachers in Rio Arriba County During a surprise school assembly at Ojo Caliente Elementary school, LANL Foundation K-12 Education Program Director Gwen Perea…

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Tiffany Sesma

Building Confident Parents and Community Relationships Through the Española First Born Program Teen mom Tiffany Sesma at Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo and First Born home visitor Nancy built a close relationship that’s similar to and “auntie” and niece. Clow, a home…

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Arasely Rodriguez

Scholarship Winner Hopes to Inspire Young Women with a Career in Science Toaseña Arasely Rodriguez is a soft-spoken, observant young woman. Her intensity of focus has been one of her greatest assets in defining her self-driven learning style that sets…

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Joaquin Montaño

High School Equivalency Program and “Returning Student” Scholarship Support a Young Man’s Career Goals in Counseling Joaquin Montaño has always known the value of hard work. Growing up in Santa Cruz, NM, he and his siblings lived with the rule…

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Katherine Wang

Love of Music and Compassion for Others Inspire Scholarship Winner Katherine Wang describes herself as “independent.” From an early age she was self-driven and focused on academics. Her interest in music and playing the piano were enjoyable but very personal, not shared…

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Impact Story Archive

Older stories that reflect the impact of LANL Foundation programs and partnerships are included here. Thank you for your interest in and support for education in Northern New Mexico. Ideas for a Story? Contact Communications Director Andrea Neal at andrea@lanlfoundation.org…

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