EHS Support is pleased to announce that Project Toxicologist Jalissa Nguyen, Ph.D., was presented a TRIO Achiever Award at the 50th Annual Conference of the Louisiana Association of Student Assistance Programs (LASAP), April 3-7.
The Upward Bound TRIO program is a pre-college preparation program that provides fundamental support to participants who are entering college. The annual LASAP TRIO Achiever Award is designed to recognize and honor former Louisiana TRIO participants who have demonstrated exemplary accomplishments in their professional pursuits and for whom TRIO played a fundamental role in their educational achievements. Jalissa was nominated for the award by one of the past presidents.
LASAP is a non-profit 501(c)(3) state association whose mission is to promote the development, improvement, and extension of educational opportunities to every student in the state of Louisiana regardless of race, creed, or physical limitation who, because of financial, cultural, or educational factors have not yet developed to her or his fullest potential. Programs facilitate the students’ goal of successful matriculation from high school into postsecondary education.