First-Generation College Student
As we celebrate First-Generation College Student this week, let’s find out what our students feel about being the first generation going to college.
“I feel good about it because it gives me opportunities. Even though my parents didn’t go to college, they do want benefits for us.” – Mamadou Akerey Yafa
“It helps my family realize and show them what I’m capable of.” – Brianna Rios
“I’m proud of myself for doing something different than my family. Going to college and get a degree. I’m pretty proud of myself!” – Cristiano Tisdale
“Achieve American dream of going to college and getting a good job, and also make my parents proud and support them throughout the way.” – Sahara Zaman
“It’s excited because my parents told me that I needed to pursue better career than they had. I’m really exciting to be able to make them proud!” – Josephine Littlecreek