St. David's Kocurek Scholar Joel Deleon. With comprehensive support for Central Texas students, the Neal Kocurek Scholarship provides a robust tutoring program, wellness coaching, mental health services, and financial assistance. Each recipient is also paired with an accomplished medical professional, who provides priceless mentorship throughout the scholar's entire college journey.

Joel Deleon

The University of Texas at Austin

Graduate Of: Lehman High School
Career Path: Neurosurgeon
Mentor: Fritz Marthol

"During my life-threatening bout with appendicitis, it was the doctors, nurses, surgeons, paramedics, and other healthcare professionals who saved my life that made me realize I wanted to lend a hand in helping others overcome their afflictions."
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Joel Deleon

The University of Texas at Austin

Graduate Of: Lehman High School
Career Path: Neurosurgeon
Mentor: Fritz Marthol

"During my life-threatening bout with appendicitis, it was the doctors, nurses, surgeons, paramedics, and other healthcare professionals who saved my life that made me realize I wanted to lend a hand in helping others overcome their afflictions."
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Joel Deleon

The University of Texas at Austin

Graduate Of: Lehman High School
Career Path: Neurosurgeon
Mentor: Fritz Marthol

"During my life-threatening bout with appendicitis, it was the doctors, nurses, surgeons, paramedics, and other healthcare professionals who saved my life that made me realize I wanted to lend a hand in helping others overcome their afflictions."
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Joel Deleon

The University of Texas at Austin

Graduate Of: Lehman High School
Career Path: Neurosurgeon
Mentor: Fritz Marthol

"During my life-threatening bout with appendicitis, it was the doctors, nurses, surgeons, paramedics, and other healthcare professionals who saved my life that made me realize I wanted to lend a hand in helping others overcome their afflictions."