Items of Interest
Upcoming NM MESA Events
Click on the links below to see STEM content as recommended by NM MESA staff. To Receive Credit for: Participating in our Virtual STEM Series or any virtual workshop we…
NM MESA News
05/13/2020 – MESA Class of 2020 upload your graduation picture through this link: http://www.cvent.com/d/hnqbmj We will present a slide show of all our graduated Seniors on June 8, 2020. Seniors will also be…
04/14/2020 – MarineLab Zoom webinar => Coral Reef Ecology. NOTE: MarineLab is hosting this event in place of our previously planned 2020 Senior Incentive Field Trip (SIFT) activity. Date/Time: Thursday, April 16 @ 11AM MST (Mountain…
03/19/2020 – Since the last notices, our current state recommendations have changed quite significantly. This includes the closure of all public schools through April 6 and the closure of many universities, public…
NM MESA, Inc.
c/o UNM Gallup Branch
Calvin Hall 154
705 Gurley Ave.
Gallup, NM 87301
Shawndeana Smith has been the West Region Coordinator with New Mexico MESA for the past twelve years. As the West Region Coordinator, Shawndeana carries out the duty of assisting schools in her region to promote culturally diverse students excel in the STEM fields. Shawndeana obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Veterinary Science and a minor in Chemistry at The University of Arizona in 2004.
Shawndeana has always had a love for animals, especially horses, and from a very young age she chose, as a way of life, to compete at rodeos in the roping and barrel racing events. Today, Shawndeana is a mother of two sons and a daughter and she is a wife who shares her passion for rodeo with her husband as well.