2021-2022 Iran Arbabi Scholarship Recipient
Sam Bashiri is a Sophomore Biology Major and Sustainability Minor at the University of Maryland, College Park. He has learned about his Iranian heritage through visits to Iran, countless family stories, cultural workshops, history lessons, and most importantly, joining the Iran Cultural and Educational Center. Growing up, he attended ICEC school where he eventually went on to become a teaching assistant at. Fellow community members have reaffirmed his appreciation for his Iranian roots.