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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.


Jereamy Riggs

Mountain View College

Former STEM Scholar Jereamy focuses on a future of scientific research and teaching as he works towards a bachelor’s degree in chemistry.
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Photo of Mayra FuentesMayra Fuentes

North Lake College

“I want to motivate my students and tell them from my own experience that it is possible to go to college and reach for your dreams.”
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Jerrett Rosenborough

Cedar Valley College

It took internal soul searching and several helping hands for Jerrett to find his path as a future dentist.
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Liz Juarez

El Centro College

A DCCCD scholarship was the hand Liz needed to earn an associate degree in nursing from El Centro College and pursue her career dreams.
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Gerardo Robles

Mountain View College

Two years out of college, Gerardo is living his dreams of working in the art world and contributing to his community.    
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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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Mary Sefzik

Eastfield College

Disabilities advocate and talented vocalist, Mary dreamed of combining her love for music and communication into a radio career.
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