Marlene Alfaro - SWHS

Marlene Alfaro
Spring Woods High School
College/School: Sam Houston State University
Career Goal: Chemistry or Biology


Marlene is a member of the Association of Latin America Students and Spring Woods Senior Women. She was elected Student Body President, and she is an executive officer in the Navy Junior ROTC at The Guthrie Center. A volleyball player, she has already earned 12 semester hours of college credit through the dual credit program at Houston Community College.

Her community service activities include Junior Achievement, assisting at the annual SBISD Celebration of Sharing, Agnes Moffit Park volunteer, and translation services at the Spring Branch Health Center Fair. Marlene is currently employed as a nurse’s assistant at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital.

She writes about her interest in healthcare: “I have always had an interest in pursuing a career in healthcare. During this past year, I was able to follow that dream by obtaining a job as a nursing assistant at Memorial Hermann. This hands-on experience has assured me that healthcare is the field I truly love. I am dedicated to pursuing this career because I am passionate about helping and caring for others.” She plans to pursue a degree in chemistry or biology at Sam Houston State University this fall.

2013 Spring Branch Lions Club Scholarship Winner
Spring Branch Lions Club established this scholarship award to help graduating seniors pursue a higher level of education through a four-year university, junior college or technical school. Club members Donald and Ronald Landers presented the scholarship.

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