Success Stories

Since 1987, TAMS has launched the careers of thousands of graduates. Here is a random sampling of just a few:

Monica Thieu Helen Xiong
  • TAMS '12
  • Dallas, Texas
  • Honors Graduate
  • Winner of 2012 College Jeopardy! Goldwater Scholar
  • Stanford University
  • TAMS '13
  • Allen, Texas
  • Goldwater Scholar
  • Helped refine equation for defining polymer brittleness
  • Princeton University
Corlan Wickliff John-David Rocha
  • TAMS '07
  • Honors Graduate
  • Rice University, Bioengineering
  • Harvard Law, '13
  • TAMS '93
  • B.S., M.S., UNT
  • Ph.D., Rice University
  • Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Materials Science, Rochester Institute of Technology
Wen Chyan Haley Hagg Ph.D.
  • TAMS '09
  • Denton, Texas
  • First place $100,000 winner in 2008 Siemens Westinghouse Competition
  • Goldwater Scholar
  • MIT
  • TAMS '01
  • Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Goldwater Scholar
  • Texas A&M undergraduate
  • UNT graduate school
  • $92,000 National Defense Science and Engineering Fellowship
Amelia Villagomez, M.D. Eric Ajieren
  • TAMS '01
  • Commencement address
  • Texas A&M School of Medicine
  • "At TAMS, you're challenged not only academically but also socially. Here you learn how to interact with all sorts of people, and you make close bonds with your peers. It truly is a community in every sense of the word."
  • TAMS '09
  • Houston, Texas
  • Dean's List
  • President's List
  • Honors Graduate
  • Washington University in St. Louis
Katelyn "Katie" Seloff Sapna Kumar, Esq.
  • TAMS '09
  • Carrollton, Texas
  • Biological research in Israel
  • Honors Graduate
  • Texas A&M
  • TAMS '96
  • University of Chicago Law School
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • Law professor, University of Houston
Marcie C. Clarke, Ph.D. Peter Hu
  • TAMS '99
  • Fort Worth, Texas
  • Medical Microbiology Ph.D.
  • Scientific Advisor at a Boston intellectual property law firm
  • "Who would believe I could have done all this by age 25? I truly believe TAMS changed my life."
  • TAMS '10
  • Denton, Texas
  • Finalist, Intel Science Talent Search
  • Bioengineering research
Amelia Lin Katheryn Shi
  • TAMS '07
  • Plano, Texas
  • Finalist, Siemens competition
  • Semifinalist, Intel Science Talent Search
  • First Team, USA Today All-USA Academic Team
  • Goldwater Scholar
  • Harvard University
  • TAMS '10
  • Sugar Land, Texas
  • Researched rare gas molecules
  • Semifinalist, Intel Science Talent Search
  • Goldwater Scholar
Jemma Alarcon Lindsey Cameron, Ph.D.
  • TAMS '05
  • Mission, Texas
  • Semifinalist, Siemens Competition
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • TAMS '01
  • DeSoto, Texas
  • First Team USA Today All-USA Academic Team
  • Mentor for underprivileged girls
  • Researched polymeric material for medical applications
  • Harvard University
Kyle McNeil Michael Priolo
  • TAMS '05
  • UT Dallas Academic Distinction Scholarship (complete coverage of all tuition and fees, plus $500 per semester).
  • TAMS '01
  • Mission, Texas
  • Honors Graduate
  • Caltech
  • "The TAMS years were the best years of my life. TAMS funded my internship at NASA where I worked on missions to Mars."
Mark Haverkorn, D.D.S., M.D. Erin Angelos, M.D.
  • TAMS '97
  • 2003, D.D.S., UT San Antonio Dental
  • 2006, M.D., LSU Health Science Center Medical
  • 2009, LSU Maxillofacial Surgery graduate
  • TAMS '99
  • UT Austin
  • M.D., Texas Tech Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Ashley Calvin, DVM Roxana "Roxie" Cham, M.D.
  • TAMS '97
  • Colorado State University
  • Colorado State School of Veterinary Medicine
  • TAMS '99
  • UT Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Medicine
Robert Kirby, Ph.D. Abby E. Fischer, Ph.D.
  • TAMS '94
  • Texas Tech University
  • Ph.D., University of Texas
  • Math and Statistics Faculty, Texas Tech University
  • TAMS '97
  • B.S., Chemistry, University of Minnesota
  • Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Minnesota
Kathy Wang Anupriya Gangal
  • TAMS '10
  • Argyle, Texas
  • Researched cardiomyopathy
  • Goldwater Scholar
  • Harvard University
  • TAMS '10
  • Plano, Texas
  • Goldwater Scholar
  • Emory University
Corey (Elam) Goldsmith, M.D. Kindel Elam, Esq.
  • TAMS '96
  • Sugar Land, Texas
  • UT Southwestern Medical School 2003
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine
  • TAMS '98
  • Sugar Land, Texas
  • Vanderbilt University
  • University of Texas Law
  • Vice President and General Counsel for Mattress Firm
Ankur Patel Chris York, M.D.
  • TAMS '05
  • Coppell, Texas
  • Goldwater Scholar
  • Caltech
  • TAMS '02
  • Muenster, Texas
  • 2006, B.S., Biomedical Engineering & B.A., Spanish, Texas A&M University
  • 2010, M.D., Univeristy of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, with Highest Honors
Alyx Catherine Stevens Ricardo Sanchez, Esq.
  • TAMS '09
  • Odessa, Texas
  • Honors Graduate
  • Boston University
  • TAMS '97
  • BBA, UT Austin '01
  • J.D., Ave Maria School of Law '07
  • Presidentail Management Fellow '09
  • Masters of Information Science, National Defense University '15
  • Texas & U.S. Supreme Court Bar
Chris Bettinger, Ph.D. Rakesh Patel, M.D.
  • TAMS '99
  • 2003, B.S. Chemical Engineering, MIT
  • 2008, Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, MIT
  • TAMS '92
  • B.S. UT Austin
  • M.D., University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Julie Thwing, M.D. Mariah Douglas Hahn, Ph.D.
  • TAMS '93
  • A.B., Biology, Harvard
  • 2002, M.D., Vanderbilt Medical School
  • TAMS '95
  • 1998, B.S., UT Austin
  • 2001, M.S., Stanford
  • 2004, Ph.D., MIT
  • Assistant Professor of Engineering, Texas A&M
Elizabeth Barett, Ph.D. Eddie Morales, M.D.
  • TAMS '95
  • 1998, B.S., Astronomy, Cornell University
  • English teacher in Bosnia (1-1/2 years)
  • M.S., Astronomy, University of Hawaii
  • Ph.D., Astronomy, University of Hawaii
  • Flight controller for the International Space Station
  • TAMS '01
  • US Military Academy at West Point
  • M.D., University of Pennsylvania
Cleve Doty, Esq. Audrey Puentes, M.D.
  • TAMS '02
  • Rio Vista, Texas
  • Honors Graduate
  • 2006, B.A., Yale University
  • 2009, University of Chicago Law School
  • TAMS '02
  • UT Austin
  • 2009, M.D., University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Tiffany Sun, M.D. Courtney Tomasz
  • TAMS '02
  • 2004, Cornell University
  • 2008, M.D., UT Southwestern Medical School
  • TAMS '02
  • Georgia Tech
  • London School of Economics
  • Naval Intelligence Officer
Erica James, M.D. Alice Ting, Ph.D.
  • TAMS '98
  • Wichita Falls, Texas
  • Dean's List
  • President's List
  • National Merit Scholar
  • National Achievement Scholar
  • 2004, University of Miami School of Medicine
  • TAMS '92
  • Dallas, Texas
  • B.S., Harvard
  • Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley
  • Professor of Chemistry, MIT

 

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