Mann is a National Merit Scholar and served as a Sir Alexander Fleming Summer Research Scholar at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. He is a member of the OU chapter of the American Society for Microbiology, and he placed first in the botany/microbiology category at the State Science Fair.
The national scholarship competition is conducted by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. The one- and two-year scholarships cover the cost of tuition, fees, books, and room and board up to a maximum of $7,500 per year.
Mann, a junior majoring in microbiology,