How a PCC Scholarship Inspired Delores

How a PCC Scholarship Inspired Delores


When I first found out
I won a scholarship, oh my gosh,
I was so excited. I immediately called my parents
and they were elated. As a first-generation college student,
winning a scholarship is big news and I was so grateful and
I felt so fortunate to actually be able to tell them
that I won. The scholarship gave me validation
for my journey through higher education. It was not an easy journey. I was 22
and my life was at a crossroads. On one side I had a choice of
staying at a dead-end retail job. I have been in and out of college
for a few years without a path and was about to give up until I took a class
here at PCC that changed everything. I learned that giving up was not
an option and winning the scholarship was such a light near the end of
the tunnel that I never dreamed I would see shine so bright. With the scholarship I have
the ability to soon say that I am a college graduate.

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