Planning Committee

Photo of Katherine Garcia.

Katherine Garcia, Co-Director
Graduate Student, Fresno State
English: Literature

Katherine Garcia is a graduate student at Fresno State studying English literature, having recently earned her bachelor of arts degree in English with a minor in psychology, also from Fresno State. She was raised in the small town of Delano, California, and came to Fresno wishing to attend the university since she was in fourth grade! She is the middle child of two older sisters and two younger brothers. She is currently serving as a team leader and AmeriCorps member in the Jumpstart Fresno program. She has a passion for volunteering, with her latest volunteer project sending care packages to soldiers posted overseas. She has also tutored others since she was in high school and has a passion for teaching. In her free time, Katherine enjoys playing games with her brothers or finding new books to fill her library shelf.

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Angela Soghomonian, Co-Director
Junior, Fresno State

Angela Soghomonian is a third year Fresno State student studying biochemistry and minoring in Armenian Studies. A lifelong resident of Fresno, she lives with her family, which includes her older sister, Olivia, and her twin brother, Mark. She currently serves as a Richter Center Student Leader and helps to encourage volunteerism among her peers at Fresno State. She has a passion for serving her community and has volunteered as a tutor to grade school children with Every Neighborhood Partnership and Fresno Area Community Enterprises. Angela is also involved in research with Fresno State chemistry faculty and studies algae. In her free time, she enjoys gardening and playing board games with her family.