Tatum Scholarship

2020 Tatum Scholar: Kyra Colston

Kyra Colston is pursuing a B.S. in biology with a concentration in biology of disease. She is also working on minors in global health promotion and chemistry.

Kyra is a member of Professor John Patton’s research team, where she studies historical rotavirus strains. Outside of the lab, she is a mentor with the Hutton Honors College and a member of Phi Delta Epsilon international medical fraternity.

Kyra particularly enjoys volunteering with the American Red Cross as a disaster action team service associate. She plans to attend medical school, eventually specializing in infectious disease. She is thankful for the constant support of her friends, family, and mentors.