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University of New Mexico Lobos athletics

Matuke Fomukong




Rio Rancho, N.M.

Previous School

Rio Rancho HS

Did not compete.

Graduated from Rio Rancho High School … ranked in the top 30 of graduating class … member of the National Honor Society … earned a Diploma of Distinction … was named “Outstanding Young Researcher” for a four-year continuation project on water purification … 2017 Stockholm Junior Water Prize Award winner … 2016 International Sustainable World Project Olympiad … 2016 National Junior Science Symposium regional finalist … won the 2016 New Mexico Solar Energy Association Award … won the 2016 New Mexico Pure Water Technologies award … won the 2015 New Mexico Solar Energy Association award and the 2015 Every Drop Counts award … recipient of the Rotary Youth Leadership Award … member of the student council for four years … elected junior and senior class president … member of the Black Student Union, elected president junior and senior year … member of the National Society of Black Engineers for eight years, serving as a mentor and co-president her junior and senior year … 2017  Wendy Heisman Athlete Scholar State Finalist (New Mexico).

Born Jan. 6 in Little Rock, Ark. … parents are Ndingsa and Diale Fomukong … has two siblings: Abou-Nica and Anwi … majoring in health, medicine and human values.