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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.

Marcos Vieyra, UW Tacoma law and policy major and first-generation student

Marcos Vieyra

May 10, 2017

First-generation students, who don't have a family history of higher education, are a group that make UW Tacoma a very special place. Read their stories as they tell, in their own words, about the challenges they overcame on their path to success.

Kendy Trinh, Ethnic, Gender & Labor Studies major and UW Tacoma first-generation student

Kendy Trinh

May 10, 2017

First-generation students, who don't have a family history of higher education, are a group that make UW Tacoma a very special place. Read their stories as they tell, in their own words, about the challenges they overcame on their path to success.

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

Kayesee Schermerhorn

May 10, 2017

First-generation students, who don't have a family history of higher education, are a group that make UW Tacoma a very special place. Read their stories as they tell, in their own words, about the challenges they overcame on their path to success.

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

Gabriela Raisl

May 10, 2017

First-generation students, who don't have a family history of higher education, are a group that make UW Tacoma a very special place. Read their stories as they tell, in their own words, about the challenges they overcame on their path to success.

Nhan Hoang, UW Tacoma marketing major and first-generation student

Nhan Hoang

May 10, 2017

First-generation students, who don't have a family history of higher education, are a group that make UW Tacoma a very special place. Read their stories as they tell, in their own words, about the challenges they overcame on their path to success.

Hawo Guyo, UW Tacoma first-generation student studying social work

Hawo Guyo

May 10, 2017

First-generation students, who don't have a family history of higher education, are a group that make UW Tacoma a very special place. Read their stories as they tell, in their own words, about the challenges they overcame on their path to success.

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