2019 Rowe Scholar

2019 Rowe Scholar: Angelo Franco

Angelo Franco

Angelo Franco will be a biomedical engineering major with a potential double major in economics. His interest in economics stems from the fact that his family owns several restaurants. He’s a fluent Spanish speaker who loves photography and was a high school swimmer. He’s from East Hartford, CT where he graduated from the Connecticut IB Academy. Angelo has participated in UConn Health’s Health Career Opportunity Program’s High School Student Research Apprentice Program, where he researched bone regeneration, sparking his interest in biomedical engineering. He has also shadowed family and friends who work in health care.

2019 Rowe Scholar: Tiffany Addy

Tiffany Addy

Tiffany Addy shares the same middle name with eight of her first female cousins. She was born in Ghana, West Africa but lives in Farmington, CT where she graduated from Farmington High School. A physiology and neurobiology major, she has volunteered at John Dempsey Hospital for two summers, working hand-in-hand with professionals to provide care to patients. She has also participated in the Inspiring Women and Medicine Workshop, which exposed her to the field of orthopaedic surgery and engineering. As a senior in high school she was a member of the UConn Health Career Opportunities Program’s Senior Doctors Academy, where she shadowed at Pediatrics Associates of Farmington and conducted research on the neurocognitive effects of early childhood leukemia treatment on the brains of children between the ages of three and 10.