St. David's Kocurek Scholar Kosi Otutu. 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.

Kosisochukwu Otutu

The University of Texas at Dallas

Graduate Of: Hendrickson High School
Career Path: Neurosurgeon
Mentor: Ryan Charbeneau, MD

"With a career in health care, I want to inspire positive changes in many hospitals and clinics, so that all people - regardless of race, age, or ethnicity - can feel safe and comfortable. Treating them with patience, kindness, and the best of care will not only heal the body, but also the minds and souls."
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Kosisochukwu Otutu

The University of Texas at Dallas

Graduate Of: Hendrickson High School
Career Path: Neurosurgeon
Mentor: Ryan Charbeneau, MD

"With a career in health care, I want to inspire positive changes in many hospitals and clinics, so that all people - regardless of race, age, or ethnicity - can feel safe and comfortable. Treating them with patience, kindness, and the best of care will not only heal the body, but also the minds and souls."
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Kosisochukwu Otutu

The University of Texas at Dallas

Graduate Of: Hendrickson High School
Career Path: Neurosurgeon
Mentor: Ryan Charbeneau, MD

"With a career in health care, I want to inspire positive changes in many hospitals and clinics, so that all people - regardless of race, age, or ethnicity - can feel safe and comfortable. Treating them with patience, kindness, and the best of care will not only heal the body, but also the minds and souls."
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Kosisochukwu Otutu

The University of Texas at Dallas

Graduate Of: Hendrickson High School
Career Path: Neurosurgeon
Mentor: Ryan Charbeneau, MD

"With a career in health care, I want to inspire positive changes in many hospitals and clinics, so that all people - regardless of race, age, or ethnicity - can feel safe and comfortable. Treating them with patience, kindness, and the best of care will not only heal the body, but also the minds and souls."