Student Historian

Alyssa Snow is a fourth-year honors student at Northwest University. She is pursuing a major in biology and an art minor. After Alyssa completes her bachelor’s degree in May 2023, she plans on entering a career in environmental science and sustainability before pursuing a graduate degree.

June Bacon-Bercey (1928-2019)

June Bacon-Bercey is best known for being the first on-air African American female meteorologist. Bacon-Bercey was also instrumental in making the atmospheric sciences more accessible to minorities and women. Born June Ester Griffin on October 23, 1928, Bacon-Bercey was raised in Wichita, Kansas by her … Read MoreJune Bacon-Bercey (1928-2019)