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Upcoming NM MESA Events
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NM MESA News
04/13/2022 – NM MESA is proud to announce our 2022 MESA USA Competition Event Winners. This year, our MESA USA event focused on Designing for Equity in Your Community. Students teams participated in events…
04/12/2022 – NM MESA is proud to announce our 2022 MESA Day Competition Event Winners. This year, our MESA Day event focused on Celebrating Invention. Students teams participated in events over a 3-day…
12/21/2021 – To View the Slideshow of 2021 Towering Above Winners, Click HERE December 16, 2021 – NM MESA and Sandia National Laboratories partnered to host the Towering Above Competition to challenge…
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 fourteen 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.