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PAEMST Awardee Highlight
David Upegui

David Upegui

Rhode Island | 2017
David Upegui is a Latino immigrant who, in his own words, “found his way out of poverty through science.” David has gone above and beyond to accomplish his mission of empowering students by teaching them to explore and question the world providing them with unique experiences such as visits from university professors. David also coaches and mentors teachers within his state.