Congratulations to new EWU McNair Scholar Arcelia Madrigal! Arcelia has been selected for the Soaring Eagles Scholarship. The Soaring Eagles Scholarship offers
Financial support for EWU junior and senior level students demonstrating “grit” toward degree completion.
Scholarships at Eastern are highly competitive and Arcelia has been recognized as an individual who has demonstrated excellence.
Arcelia is a first-generation college student majoring in Psychology with a minor in Special Education and earning a certificate in Social Emotional Learning for Educational Equity. Arcelia is the Vice President of Eastern Washington’s Psi Chi chapter and an active member of Eagle Ambassadors. She is interested in a career in early education school psychology to help ensure educational equity for all students. Her research interests consist of how stereotype bias and cultural identity play into achievement test results and how they present in the educational setting. Arcelia’s research this summer will be on Cultural Experience and Perception of Social Emotional Learning with mentor Dr. Susan Ruby.