Milken Scholar 2021
Scholar Profile

Fernando Rax Lopez


Fernando Rax Lopez, a graduate of Nogales High School, is a Gates Scholar Finalist, AP Scholar with Honor, and IB Diploma Candidate. He received the Rowland Unified School District Seal of Biliteracy and was a Student Leader for Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute. He was Co-founder and Vice President of National High School Ethics Bowl Club and President of IB Questers, serving as a mentor to younger students. Fernando is a QuestBridge Match to Vassar to study Sociology and Education.

High school:  Nogales High School


College Year Degree
Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, NY
2025 B.A. Sociology