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STUDENT SUCCESS

Jamie Alvarez Amy Snyder  Amy Torres Yesenia Duarte 
Jamie Alvarez knows she has potential and does not let the barriers she has faced stop her from shooting for the stars, literally.  Amy Snyder is a 2019 recipient of the Ophelia Scott Memorial Scholarship, which is awarded to full-time nursing students who are entering their second semester of the Nursing Program with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Amy Torres is a non-traditional student with four children who was looking for a short-term solution leading to a better-paying career. While she had started college many years ago, family obligations required her to interrupt her education to enter the workforce. Yesenia Duarte is a 2019 Compton College graduate who transferred to California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) this fall as a chemistry major. She is interested in possibly pursuing a career as a forensic scientist.

 

Xavier Francisco Gutiérrez Brenda Rodriguez-Juarez Faith Minor Ivan Vazquez
Xavier Francisco Gutierrez graduated from Compton College in June 2019 with several associate degrees Brenda Rodriguez-Juarez graduated with an associate degree in June 2019 and is transferring to the UCLA this fall. Faith Minor graduated with an associate degree in June 2018 and was selected as the student speaker for the 2018 Commencement Ceremony. Ivan Vasquez graduated in June 2018, earning his associate degree in only three semesters while spending a good deal of that time on the Tartar soccer field

 

 

Ana Ruiz Bonaparte

Ana Ruiz Bonaparte is a 2019 Compton College Presidential Scholar. She is a student at the Compton Early College High School.

Armida Ramirez

Armida Ramirez is a 2019 Compton College Presidential Scholar. She graduated with an associate degree in June 2019.

Stephanie Arely Zacatares

Stephanie Arely Zacatares is a 2019 Compton College Presidential Scholar. She graduated fromCompton College with an associate degree in June 2019.

Ted Somers
 
Ted Somers graduated with an associate degree for transfer in June 2019 with plans to transfer to a local four-year university to pursue a double major in psychology and behavioral science.
 

Alejandro Trujillo

Alejandro Trujillo
Compton native Alejandro Trujillo is a bright and thoughtful man who has had more than his share of adversity in his life.

Carlos Ornelas

Carlos Ornelas
Once Ornelas, a single father, made the decision to return to school, he jumped in with both feet.

Carolyn Scott

Carolyn Scott
Carolyn Scott took advantage of her strong educational foundation to return to school to pursue a master's degree after more than a decade in the workforce.

Jannice Gamble

Jannice Gamble
Jannice Gamble was honored to serve as the student speaker for the 2015 Commencement Ceremony at El Camino College Compton Center.

 

Justin Medrano

Justin Medrano
The political science major, and legal studies minor, plans to one day attend law school.

Michael Daugherty

Michael Daugherty
When asked what advice he would give to new students at El Camino College Compton Center, Michael Daugherty simply said, "Anything is possible!"

Terrance Stewart

Terrance Stewart
The day that Terrance Stewart enrolled at El Camino College Compton Center was a day that would change the course of his life for the better.

 Tywanna Davis

Tywanna Davis
Math anxiety had plagued Tywanna Davis since she was in the third grade. By the time she was a young adult, she had convinced herself that her lack of math skills would hold her back from earning a college degree.

 
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