Scholars Directory

The Flinn Scholars community is a dynamic group of nearly 700 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 2022, 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.

  • Narissa Whitelaw, D.O.

    Class:

    • 1999

    High School:

    • Mountain View High School-Mesa

    High School City:

    Mesa

    University:

    • University of Arizona

    Field of Study:

    Psychology

    Graduate University:

    Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduate Degree:

    D.O.

    Job Field:

    Medicine - Family

    Job Title:

    Family medicine physician

    Organization Name:

    Arizona Community Physicians

    City:

    Tucson

    State:

    AZ

  • Ben Whitely

    Class:

    • 2012

    High School:

    • Ironwood High School

    High School City:

    Glendale

    University:

    • University of Arizona

    Field of Study:

    Computer Science

    Job Field:

    Engineering

    Job Title:

    Security Architect

    Organization Name:

    Robert Half

    City:

    Tucson

    State:

    AZ

  • Cameron Whyte

    Class:

    • 2017

    High School:

    • Saguaro High School

    High School City:

    Scottsdale

    University:

    • Arizona State University

    Field of Study:

    Mathematics

    Graduate University:

    Arizona State University

    Graduate Degree:

    M.A. Mathematics

    Job Title:

    Data Scientist

    Organization Name:

    Vector Remote Care

    City:

    Paradise Valley

    State:

    AZ

  • Alexa Wiese

    Class:

    • 2020

    High School:

    • Lake Havasu High School

    High School City:

    Lake Havasu City

    University:

    • Arizona State University

    Field of Study:

    Applied Biological Sciences (Preveterinary Medicine)

    City:

    Mesa

    State:

    AZ

  • Jeannie Wilkening

    Class:

    • 2012

    High School:

    • Canyon del Oro High School

    High School City:

    Oro Valley

    University:

    • University of Arizona

    Field of Study:

    Chemical Engineering

    Graduate University:

    University of California - Berkeley

    Graduate Degree:

    Environmental Engineering (in progress)

    Graduate University:

    University of Cambridge

    Graduate Degree:

    M.Phil. Earth Sciences

    Graduate Scholarships/Fellowships

    Churchill; Goldwater

    Job Field:

    Graduate School

    Job Title:

    Graduate Student

    Organization Name:

    University of California - Berkeley

    City:

    Berkeley

    State:

    CA

  • Jon Wilkening, Ph.D.

    Class:

    • 1992

    High School:

    • Agua Fria High School

    High School City:

    Avondale

    University:

    • University of Arizona

    Field of Study:

    Engineering Physics

    Graduate University:

    University of California - Berkeley

    Graduate Degree:

    Ph.D. Mathematics

    Job Field:

    Education - Mathematics

    Job Title:

    Professor, Mathematics

    Organization Name:

    University of California - Berkeley

    City:

    Berkeley

    State:

    CA

  • Tom Wilkening, Ph.D.

    Class:

    • 1997

    High School:

    • Agua Fria High School

    High School City:

    Avondale

    University:

    • University of Arizona

    Field of Study:

    Mathematics; Economics

    Graduate University:

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Graduate Degree:

    Ph.D. Economics

    Job Field:

    Education - Economics

    Job Title:

    Lecturer

    Organization Name:

    University of Melbourne

    City:

    Melbourne

    State:

    Australia

  • Alicia Williams Young, J.D.

    Class:

    • 1995

    High School:

    • University High School

    High School City:

    Tucson

    University:

    • University of Arizona

    Field of Study:

    Management Information Systems; Accounting

    Graduate University:

    University of Southern California

    Graduate Degree:

    J.D.

    Job Field:

    Business Management - Small & Emerging Business

    Job Title:

    Vice President, Finance and Administration

    Organization Name:

    CHIMP

    City:

    Vancouver

    State:

    Canada

  • Christopher Lee Wilson, J.D.

    Class:

    • 1998

    High School:

    • Dobson High School

    High School City:

    Mesa

    University:

    • Arizona State University

    Field of Study:

    Computer Engineering; Mathematics; Philosophy

    Graduate University:

    Harvard University

    Graduate Degree:

    J.D.

    Job Field:

    Law - Litigation

    Job Title:

    Partner, Litigation

    Organization Name:

    Jones Day

    City:

    New York

    State:

    NY

  • Ethan Wilson

    Class:

    • 2013

    High School:

    • University High School

    High School City:

    Tucson

    University:

    • Arizona State University

    Field of Study:

    Anthropology; Biological Sciences (Genetics, Cell and Developmental Biology)

    Job Field:

    Graduate School

    Job Title:

    Graduate Student

    Organization Name:

    University of Wisconsin at Madison

    City:

    Madison

    State:

    WI