Carlos is currently a senior at Western Kentucky University, pursuing a Bachelor of Sciences in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Systems Engineering. As a Cherry Presidential Scholar and current member of the Mahurin Honors College, he prioritizes education as he plans to continue his career in higher education in pursuit of an MBA from Western Kentucky University next year.
Throughout his tenure at Western Kentucky University, Carlos has become heavily involved in a number of different extracurricular activities at the University. He has held multiple executive positions in WKU’s Greek Life system alone as a former Chapter President for the Kentucky Delta chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon, Vice President of Omicron Delta Kappa, and committee member of Order of Omega. He has organized and hosted numerous philanthropic, professional, and social events in collaborations with other members of the Greek community.
Aside from Greek life, Carlos has devoted his time in a diverse portfolio of organizations on campus. During the fall semester of his freshman year, he co-founded the Students for Breast Cancer Awareness and has been a promoter of the cause and altruistic motto by organizing fundraising and marketing events with other student-led organizations and athletic teams like WKU’s baseball and football programs. He has served in the Student Government Association as a senator for the Ogden College of Science and Engineering. As well as serving on their Campus Improvements committee while co-authoring legislation while advocating for the voice of his student constituents.
Carlos is a fluently bilingual Mexican American who has grasped a deeper understanding of the dynamics behind cultural diversity through his work in HOLAS, the Hilltoppers Organization of Latin American Students. As a proud advocate for WKU students with backgrounds from many Spanish-speaking countries across the globe, Carlos has devoted his time to the organization to expand their reach throughout the Bowling Green community.
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