UAB's University Honors Program students Travis Lilley and Kristin Olson, both from Huntsville, Ala., have been accepted into the Teach for America program. Teach for America is a highly competitive, national corps of recent college graduates and professionals who commit two years to teaching to help expand educational opportunities in under-served urban and rural public schools.
Lilley is a senior in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences pursuing a major in psychology and a minor in mathematics. He will be teaching high-school science in Houston, Texas.
Olson is a senior in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences pursuing a major in biology and chemistry and a minor in Spanish. She will be teaching high-school math in the Greensboro, Ala., area.