Rock radio identity and Sirius XM Liquid Metallic figurehead Jose Mangin is undertaking anything to give again to the metal neighborhood. He has launched “Headbang for Science,” a nonprofit devoted to encouraging metal-loving large schoolers targeted on science and medicine get into college or university.
Following all, as Mangin mentioned in an announcement this 7 days, schooling led him on the route to becoming the “Metallic Ambassador” of the airwaves. Now, he desires to enable other metalheads in their schooling.
Headbang for Science “presents an once-a-year scholarship award to a graduating high college senior majoring in science/medicine, has economical will need, 3.5 GPA and is passionate about metal songs,” Mangin claims.
It truly is the “first and only general public charity dedicated to headbangers who excel in science and want to pursue a clinical profession,” he underscores.
Applications open up this September the initially award arrives next spring. And Mangin already has a popular metal band involved. Alt-metallic act Spiritbox will donate proceeds from their VIP encounter at their Aug. 24 clearly show in California to the organization.
“If it was not for my training, I would never ever have this metallically blessed life,” Mangin suggests. “I want to give back to our metal family members, help inspire youngsters to kick ass in school and established them up on a path for achievement. If I can impact a university student to love metal and their grades, we all win. … Diehard metalheads can realize nationwide recognition and cash for their educational achievements.”
Examine out headbangforscience.org for a lot more data and to donate.
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