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UW Tacoma senior Augustine Canales

Augustine Canales: Something to Offer

May 9, 2019

As a kid, Augustine Canales didn't want to be anything. The UW Tacoma student is now a teacher, student, father and soon to be college graduate.

Rafael Saucedo, '17, Healthcare Leadership

Rafael Saucedo, '17, Healthcare Leadership

June 9, 2017

Telling himself he wasn't going to make any friends staying locked in his Court 17 apartment, Rafael Saucedo became a student leader and the first one in his family to get a college degree.

Kayesee Schermerhorn, UW Tacoma law and policy scholar and first-generation student

Kayesee Schermerhorn, '17, Law & Policy

June 9, 2017

A class in sociology changed Kayesee Schermerhorn's worldview, leading her to choose law and policy as a major, and ultimately leading to the Husky 100.

Ashley Righetti, '17, Psychology

Ashley Righetti, '17, Psychology

June 9, 2017

A first-generation college student and one of the Husky 100, Ashley Righetti plans to pursue a Ph.D. in clinical psychology.

Gabriela Raisl, UW Tacoma psychology major and first-generation student

Gabriela Raisl, '17, Psychology

June 9, 2017

The 9/11 attacks changed her life completely, but Gabriela Raisl, UW Tacoma psychology graduate and first-generation student, has learned there is more than one way to achieve your dreams.

Christopher Johnston, first-generation UW Tacoma student in Law & Policy

Christopher Johnston, '17, Law & Policy

June 9, 2017

Overcoming what seemed to be impossible challenges, Christopher Johnston credits his mother's love and support, and the Husky Promise, for his degree in Law & Policy.

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