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Meet Our Student: Tyiesha

Tyiesha is enrolled in the Certified Nursing Assistant program at South Seattle Community College. She plans to become a registered nurse, then an OB/GYN. I dropped out of high school and moved away from home at an early age. Though … Continue reading

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My SEA Journey: Preparing for a Career in Nursing at Shoreline Community College

I am from The Gambia, the smallest country in Africa.  I lived there with my mother, four brothers and a sister.  I went to schools called Serakunda and Ndows, but I did not graduate high school.  I had to stop … Continue reading

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Meet Our Students: Lacy

 Lacy has just graduated from UW and is about to begin classes at the University of the District of Columbia’s Law School. She wrote her story to share with you. Four years ago I would have never imagined that I … Continue reading

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Meet Our Students: Emma

Emma will be starting college at the University of Washington in the fall to study architecture. She wrote her story to share with you. At the age of eight, I arrived in Seattle May 1st, 2001 with my mother and … Continue reading

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Meet Our Students: Janet

Janet is currently studying at the University of Washington and is a current Scholarship recipient. She wrote her story to share with you.  Seeking a new life and a way out of poverty, my parents emigrated to the U.S. from … Continue reading

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Meet our Students: Khadija

Khadija is a single mother currently preparing to enter Community College – she wrote her story to share with you. Attending college is very important to me because I’m from Somalia. In Somalia, boys are educated until eighth grade — … Continue reading

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Meet Our Students: Mike

Mike is studying Social and Human Services at Seattle Central Community College, and the recipient of SEA’s 2010 Student Activist Award for his work empowering homeless youth and young adults in the U District. Mike grew up in a low … Continue reading

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