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PHOTO PROVIDED | TYLER SIEMS PHOTOGRAPHY A new program at Oklahoma State University is giving minority students a boost in the science professions. Called The Science Scholars: the Native American Path, the program guides American Indian students at OSU in pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematical fields. From left are OSU associate professor of microbiology and molecular genetics Gilbert John, who oversees the program, with Josh McCloud, botany graduate student, Weleetka; Amanda Mathias, animal science senior, Inola; Amber Anderson, biochemistry and molecular biology senior, Warr Acres; and Alex Hardison, biological science, Owasso, Texas.