The right teacher or the right class can transform a life. Just ask UW Tacoma Class of 2017 member Ashley Dickerson.
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The award honors students from the Seattle, Bothell and Tacoma campuses who are making the most of their time at UW.
On November 12, the UW football team carried the names of student veterans onto the field, including 41 from UW Tacoma.
Ryan Mitchell, a transfer student and Army veteran in UW Tacoma's Urban Studies program, is focused on balancing family and school.
Bonface Muniu, a transfer student majoring in biomedical sciences, wants to become a physician assistant.
First-year student Mary Rose Cadelina, who is interested in accounting, had her eyes opened to her strengths by UW Tacoma's Summer Bridge program.
Paola Soto, a first-year and first-generation student from central Washington, wants a degree in criminal justice and plans to become a homicide detective.
Lexi Powers, a first-year student considering an education or psychology major, credits her desire to help people to the inspiration of a former teacher.
Lorenzo Scott, a first-year student who wants to study computer science and computer engineering, credits the Summer Bridge program and his father for getting him ready for college.