Five high school students who earlier this month received scholarships from Youth on Their Own, a non-profit organization helping homeless youth graduate from high school, intend to attend Pima Community College.
Below is a list of the PCC-bound students, their high school and intended field of study, who received Youth on Their Own scholarships at an event on April 12 at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort.
- Jason Arreaga: Flowing Wells High School, Criminology
- Isela Figueroa: Nosotros Academy, Literature
- Ashraff Hamza: Rincon High School, Aviation Technology
- Kedar Magar: Catalina Magnet High School, Technology Engineering
- Melina Mora, Mountain Rose Academy
PCC’s own graduation ceremony will be May 22 at the Tucson Convention Center. PCC will confer degrees and certificates on a school-record 3,791 students.