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NMSU student selected for Minority Student Leadership Program

Juliet Marie Moreno of Deming, a senior communication disorders student at New Mexico State University, has been selected from a nationwide pool of applicants as one of 30 Minority Student Leadership Program fellows by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.



Juliet Marie Moreno of Deming, NMSU communication disorders student and American Speech-Language-Hearing Association 1999 Minority Student Leadership Program fellow. (Photo by Meghann Dallin)

As a 1999 fellow, Moreno will attend the association's national conference in San Francisco, Calif., Nov. 17-21. She will participate in leadership-focused educational programs and activities. She will also interact with professionals in the fields of audiology, speech-language pathology, and speech, language and hearing sciences.

The Minority Student Leadership Program provides $1,000 worth of support for Moreno's convention registration, lodging, meals and leadership program materials.

Moreno, the daughter of James and Patsy Moreno of Deming, is pursuing a bachelor of science degree through NMSU's College of Education. She is completing a clinical practicum at the NMSU Speech and Hearing Center.

Moreno, who has a 3.6 grade point average, is an NMSU Crimson Scholar and a member of the Golden Key National Honor Society and the NMSU chapter of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association.