The Student Spotlight profiles current and former students with inspiring personal
stories of dedication, perseverance and academic achievement. If you know a student
who should be highlighted in our Student Spotlight, please let us know.
For Valerie Higgins, Skyline College was the bridge between marginalization and empowerment.
Pricsilla Sanchez-Peña has taken charge of her future time and time again. Now, it’s
paid off. ...Read More
Gian Montes has always known he wanted to be a graphic designer. Now he's been accepted
to the CalARTS Graphic Design program. ...Read More
Flavious entered senior year of high school without a plan for getting into college.
That’s when a teacher introduced him to the idea of transferring ...Read More
Nicole's life is a story of overcoming bullying, living with blindness, and always
finding a way no matter how winding the path. Her educational path hasn’t been a straight
line ...Read More
Skyline College and Cornell University alumna Melba knows what it takes to transfer
successfully – and she wants to help other community college students transfer ...Read More
By the time Jorge was a sophomore in high school, missing school was a habit. Living
in a small apartment with six family members, caring for younger siblings ...Read More
How many students do you know that have been awarded 16 scholarships in four years?
Irene has accomplished this academic achievement with hard work and dedication ...Read More
Before Skyline College, Shannon did not realize her potential. Nearly three years
ago, Shannon, a Pacifica native who became a mother at 21, was working full-time for
If you had to choose one word to describe Vanessa, it would likely be “potential.”
It’s difficult to imagine this confident and studious young woman as a fifteen-year-old