AY 2022 Bradberry Scholarship Recipients
Previous Bradberry Scholarship Recipients
Highlighted below, are previous Bradberry Scholarship recipients. All of these individuals are actively working within their careers to implement the mission and vision of the Bradberry-Sequor Youth and Experience Laboratory as they continue to be stewards of positive youth development.
Joshua “JC” Hampton is a entrepreneur in the fitness industry in Atlanta, Georgia. During his time at Texas A&M University, he synthesized existing knowledge about homesickness in sport, nature-based camps, and university athletics programs.
Dr. Gayle Gabriel is an Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Research Fellow in the Office of Health Equity in the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Her research focus includes equity in research and programming for youth of color, the role of cultural and ethnic identity in youth behaviors and youth mental health, recreation and leisure.
Robert Carlisle is now a academic advisor in the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University. In addition, he is pursuing his doctorate in Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences. He has a passion for helping young men and women like himself to earn their degree and become a great person in society while gaining an identity outside of athletics.
Dr. Andrew Lacanienta is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Experience Industry Management at California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo. He is an experience wizard who designs, stages, and researches experiences that encourage authenticity, bring out emotions, and connect humankind.
Dr. Chad Nelson is an Instructional Assistant Professor in the Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences at Texas A&M University. He also serves as a Director for Deerfoot Youth Camp, which focuses on providing disadvantaged youth an opportunity to attend a sports-related summer camp to improve self-esteem, learn discipline and encourage them to strive for excellence.
Allen Taggart is an Extension Educator for 4-H Youth Development at the University of Idaho. His research interests include positive youth development, program quality in youth-serving organizations, experience design, nonprofit management, and volunteer management.