These inspiring success stories speak to the courage, determination and dedication these students have exhibited—often overcoming significant odds—in order to reach their educational goals and create a better life for themselves and their families..
"In college you get to branch out, prepare for your own future, and not do what everyone else is doing. It sets you up for success..."
"Running Start saved me a lot of money, plus I developed great study habits. The class intensity may be daunting, but it’s worth it..."
"Standing at a crossroads in her life, she took the brave step of enrolling in the CEO program..."
"Planning to major in business, her career plans changed to medicine after a humanitarian aid trip to Haiti..."
"A series of traumatic experiences in early childhood nearly prevented him from becoming a teacher..."
"After graduating from high school he wasn't sure what he wanted to study, but soon discovered math...”
“Working 20 hours a week to pay for books and tuition while balancing school work has been challenging...”
“Acting experience in 3rd grade set her on a career track to theatre, a soccer injury in high school set the stage...”
“Overcoming addiction and a lack of college readiness, his college journey has been anything but traditional...”
“A single mother with significant challenges, she credits LCC faculty and staff with her success...”