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Drake State Student Recieves Internship at Brookhaven National Lab

5/16/2016

Huntsville, AL – J.F. Drake State Community & Technical College is proud to honor Antoinette Jackson, a 2015 graduate of Drake State with an AAS degree in Computer Information Systems as well as certificates in Networking and Cyber Security.  Antoinette received a full scholarship to Alabama A & M and has maintained a 3.5 GPA.  Antoinette has been awarded a 10 week research summer internship with NSF-CRTP at Brookhaven National Laboratory in Long Island, New York.  She is a research participation scholar with the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Program, aimed at increasing the quality and quantity of students successfully completing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) baccalaureate degree programs.

Drake State’s LSAMP Campus Coordinator, Ms. Tomeka Cross stated that “LSAMP has instilled a great sense of confidence and achievement in Ms. Jackson and other students. The scholars have worked diligently on their research, by gaining great experience and opportunity from faculty and other students through the dynamics of this awesome program we offer to our STEM Scholars.”

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