Scholars Directory

The Flinn Scholars community is a dynamic group of more than 650 individuals providing leadership on their campuses, in their professions, and in their communities across Arizona and far beyond.

This directory introduces Scholars from the program’s first class in 1986 through the Class of 2020, including their high school, university, and field of study. Some records—based on alumni permission—also provide information on graduate studies, career path, and current residence.

  • Amy Alabaster

    Class:

    • 2005

    High School:

    • Mountain Ridge High School

    High School City:

    Glendale

    University:

    • University of Arizona

    Field of Study:

    Biochemistry and/or Biophysics; Molecular and Cellular Biology

    Graduate University:

    University of California, Berkeley

    Graduate Degree:

    M.P.H.

    Graduate University:

    University of Arizona

    Graduate Degree:

    M.S.

    Job Title:

    Consulting Data Analyst

    Job Field:

    Public Health

    Organization Name:

    Kaiser Permanente

    City:

    Berkeley

    State:

    California

  • Bree Aldridge

    Class:

    • 1998

    High School:

    • University High School

    High School City:

    Tucson

    University:

    • University of Arizona

    Field of Study:

    Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science; Molecular and Cellular Biology

    Graduate University:

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

    Graduate Degree:

    Ph.D.

    Graduate Scholarships/Fellowships

    DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

    Job Title:

    Assistant Professor

    Job Field:

    Biomedical Research

    Organization Name:

    Tufts University

    State:

    Massachusetts

  • Ruth Allard

    Class:

    • 1990

    High School:

    • Saguaro High School

    High School City:

    Scottsdale

    University:

    • University of Arizona

    Field of Study:

    Interdisciplinary Studies

    Graduate University:

    Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment

    Graduate Scholarships/Fellowships

    Alumni Association Fellowship

    Job Title:

    Executive Vice President, Conservation & Education

    Job Field:

    Nonprofit

    Organization Name:

    Phoenix Zoo

    City:

    Scottsdale

    State:

    Arizona

  • Lynné Almy (Abbuhl)

    Class:

    • 2005

    High School:

    • Mountain View High School-Tucson

    High School City:

    Tucson

    University:

    • University of Arizona

    Field of Study:

    History; Economics; Spanish

    Graduate University:

    Arizona State University

    Graduate Degree:

    Master's in Elementary Education

    Job Title:

    Academic Advisor and Instructional Coach

    Job Field:

    Education

    Organization Name:

    Western School of Science and Technology

    City:

    Phoenix

    State:

    Arizona

  • Ruben Alonzo

    Class:

    • 2001

    High School:

    • Cibola High School

    High School City:

    Yuma

    University:

    • Arizona State University

    Field of Study:

    Political Science

    Job Title:

    Executive Director

    Job Field:

    Higher Education

    Organization Name:

    Arizona State University, Community and Municipal Relations

    City:

    Phoenix

    State:

    Arizona

  • Clark Alves

    Class:

    • 2007

    High School:

    • St. Johns High School

    High School City:

    St. Johns

    University:

    • University of Arizona

    Field of Study:

    Interdisciplinary Studies

    Graduate University:

    University of Arizona College of Public Health

    Graduate Degree:

    M.P.H. Global Family and Child Health

    Graduate Scholarships/Fellowships

    AmeriCorps Scholarship/Fellowship

    Job Title:

    Graduate Student

    Job Field:

    Public Health

    City:

    Tucson

    State:

    Arizona

  • Rupesh Amin

    Class:

    • 1997

    High School:

    • Gilbert High School

    High School City:

    Gilbert

    University:

    • University of Arizona

    Field of Study:

    Biochemistry and/or Biophysics; Molecular and Cellular Biology

    Job Title:

    Scientist

    Organization Name:

    Juno Therapeutics

    City:

    Seattle

    State:

    Washington

  • Lekha Anantuni

    Class:

    • 2012

    High School:

    • Hamilton High School

    High School City:

    Chandler

    University:

    • Arizona State University

    Field of Study:

    Biomedical Engineering; Global Health and/or Public Health

  • Waris Anderson

    Class:

    • 2018

    High School:

    • Tucson High Magnet School

    High School City:

    Tucson

    University:

    • Arizona State University

    Field of Study:

    Genetics, Cell and Developmental Biology

  • Samuel “Mike” Anderson

    Class:

    • 2000

    High School:

    • Horizon High School

    High School City:

    Scottsdale

    University:

    • Arizona State University

    Field of Study:

    Biology and/or Microbiology