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Success Stories

Alumni and Students

Through scholarships, mentorship programs and the generous support from caring individuals like you the DCCCD Foundation has transformed thousands of student lives and helped them succeed.

Our students and alumni are making a difference and giving back to their community. These are some of their stories.

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Keome Rowe

Richland College

Keome points to his LeCroy scholarship mentoring sessions as igniting his passion for public service.
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Kathy Tran

Brookhaven College

Kathy still sometimes has a hard time reconciling her brutally difficult adolescent years with her life as a college art student today.
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Adam Ulissey

El Centro College

Adam is creating a sustainable design for his future, one where he can make a difference in the world as an environmental engineer. 
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Ernesto Bañuelos

North Lake College

Ernesto is passionate about becoming a mechanical engineer so that he can design robotic systems to help the disabled.
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Sharon Ji

North Lake College

Sharon Ji dreams of being a pediatric surgeon and providing health care in a developing country one day.
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Mary Sefzik

Eastfield College

An outspoken disabilities advocate and talented vocalist, Mary dreamed of combining her love for music and communication into a radio career.
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Ahmed Elhelw

Brookhaven College

When his father died, so did Ahmed’s financial means to fund a university education.
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Ervey Rojas

Brookhaven College

Growing up, Ervey never thought he’d have the opportunity to go to college.
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Colby Purcell

Eastfield College

Music teacher to aerospace engineer? Colby Purcell believes it’s well within reach.
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