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STEM Scholarship Spotlight: Spirit Martin

[vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Spirit knew that she wanted to pursue a career STEM after she visited an orphanage in Grand Goave, Haiti. Seeing how grateful the people were after they received their medication, made her realize that she needed to do something to help improve the quality of life of others in need.

Driven by her passion for healthcare, Sprit also volunteered with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, where she had the opportunity to meet kids that are battling these diseases. She was one of thirty students selected from the Greater Houston Area to lead a seven-week fundraiser to aid families in their fight against leukemia and lymphoma. At the end of the seven weeks, her team was able to raise over $18,000![/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”10px”][vc_message style=”square” message_box_color=”blue” icon_type=”linecons”]Fun fact: Spirit has been to the junior Olympics twice for volleyball![/vc_message][vc_empty_space height=”10px”][vc_column_text]Spirit is now a freshman at the University of Texas majoring in Biology. After graduation, she plans to attend medical school.

She also wants to pay her opportunities forward and give back to the community by starting a nonprofit to encourage young people just like herself to pursue careers in the medial field.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation=”fadeInRight”][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”About alliantgroup” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1632776576574{margin-bottom: 20px !important;}” el_class=”alt-h1″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”19675″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]alliantgroup is a management consulting company with a mission to strengthen American businesses through reinvestment in innovation and job growth. We educate businesses, the industry groups that serve them and the accounting firms that advise them on federal and state credits and incentives that are legislated by our government to keep the U.S. competitive in the global landscape. We are proud to have helped over 20,000 businesses claim nearly $13 billion in credits and incentives. alliantgroup is headquartered in Houston, Texas with additional offices located in Austin, Boston, Chicago, Indianapolis, New York, Irvine, Sacramento, Washington, D.C.; and Bristol and London in the U.K. For more information, visit alliantgroup and engage with us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner]