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.
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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.
Armed with her UW Tacoma degree in sustainable urban development and her experiences as a resident advisor, Maggie Gonzalez plans to continue her studies in public administration.
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.
Success for marketing graduate Rashida Robbins has been a family affair, with inspiration from her grandparents, help from her parents, and the joy of her two children.
At first she wanted to be a 'spin doctor,' but Anna Nepomuceno quickly realized her interest lay in politics and legislation. Now she wants to be an inspiration to and advocate for other women.
A first-generation college student and one of the Husky 100, Ashley Righetti plans to pursue a Ph.D. in clinical psychology.
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.
A first-generation student, Jay Novelo is one of the Husky 100 and plans a career as a high school teacher.
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.