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Yessenia Nicacio-Rosales

Growing up, Wright College alumna Yessenia Nicacio-Rosales didn’t see as many women or as much Hispanic representation as she would…

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Casey Tan

This fall, Casey will be transferring to Northwestern to study biomedical engineering. She believes the engineering program at Wright and…

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Vincenty Lucas Jackson

Vincenty Lucas Jackson is getting valuable experience for his future career before he even starts his first class at Truman…

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Kaliyah Chestang

Kaliyah Chestang is learning first-hand about being a woman in tech in her One Summer Chicago internship at the Kennedy-King…

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Jamurai Soldier

Jamurai Soldier came to Olive-Harvey College when he was considering a career change. The PepsiCo Foundation Uplift Scholarship is helping…

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Jaurique McClain

As a student at Daley, Jaurique McClain is continuing to build his knowledge through academic, life skills, and job-related coursework.…

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Cristian Olivares

Cristian Olivares, born on the south side of Chicago, is a young entrepreneur with a plan, but he never intended…

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Adrian Pickett

Adrian Pickett has dreamed of being a part of the Chicago Fire Department since he was a child. Malcolm X…

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Mayra Hurbieta

Being a recovery coach has given Mayra Hurbieta the confidence and skills to open up about her own addiction, and…

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Mike Dougherty

Mike earned his associate degree at Wright College while gaining valuable work experience in the software development field.

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Maureen Burns

After 17 years in the workforce, Maureen began the community health worker program at Malcolm X and went on to…

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