News and Updates

Outgoing Flinn Scholars join alumni community, pursue graduate study and careers

May 11, 2023

The Flinn Scholars graduating from Arizona’s public universities this year will be starting graduate and medical school, teaching mathematics in Arizona and English in Spain and Taiwan, and working in areas such as civil engineering and nursing. Among the graduates…

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2023 Flinn Scholars commend distinguished educators and mentors  

May 10, 2023

A teacher can have an impact on a student starting very early on in life. In the case of Class of 2023 Flinn Scholar Ariana Delgadillo, it was her kindergarten teacher, Susie Pozo, at Silvestre Herrera Elementary School in Phoenix.…

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Flinn Foundation selects 20 top Arizona students for 2023 Flinn Scholarship

April 26, 2023

Twenty Arizona high-school seniors have been awarded the 2023 Flinn Scholarship, a merit-based award that will provide each of them a full ride to one of Arizona’s public universities. The comprehensive scholarship package, which is valued at more than $130,000,…

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Flinn Scholar alum and percussionist Trevor Barroero lands dream job in Arizona

April 04, 2023

By Brian Powell Flinn Foundation  There was a lot riding on this one performance.  In October of last year, Class of 2012 Flinn Scholar Trevor Barroero participated in an audition for perhaps his only chance—at least for the foreseeable future—to return…

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Dr. David Gullen to hand over Flinn Foundation board chair after more than two decades of service

March 30, 2023

Dr. Eric Reiman, nationally recognized Alzheimer’s researcher, selected as new chair Dr. David Gullen, the longest-serving member of the Flinn Foundation board of directors, is stepping down as chair after 21 years of leading the philanthropic grantmaking organization. He will…

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Kris Mayes praises Flinn Scholarship’s impact on road from Prescott to Attorney General

March 13, 2023

By Brian PowellFlinn Foundation Kris Mayes had two main loves as a kid growing up in Prescott, Arizona. One was writing and journalism. The other, politics and government. Mayes has been remarkably successful in pursuing both her interests, serving as…

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Life Hack Day brings together Flinn Scholars to talk about future paths

March 08, 2023

One of the highlights of the year for the Flinn Scholars is the annual Life Hack Day, which gathers current Scholars and alumni for a day of career development, mentoring, networking, and community. The Feb. 4 afternoon event at the…

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