Saturday science program inspires L.A. students

01/19/2009 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

A Los Angeles university's Saturday science classes helped 150 minority 4- to 18-year-old students learn more about medicine, biology and math this year and has fostered the dream for some of pursuing careers in science or medicine. Clarke Winbush, 11, earned mostly B's and C's before the six-month program, said her mother, Monae Winbush, but that's changed: "She struggled a lot," Monae Winbush said, but "she's an A student now."

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