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Jocelyn Yow

Norco College Alumnus of the Year Recipients

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​​​Ruben Aguilar
Ruben Aguilar
2020 64th RCCD Alumnus of the Year (Norco College)

As a United States veteran and purple heart recipient, Ruben Aguilar has sacrificed much.
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​​​Jocelyn Yow
Jocelyn Yow
Norco College
Alumna of the Year 2019


Jocelyn Yow, a San Jose native, moved to Malaysia at a young age and graduated from high school before her return to the United States.
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​​​Jefferson Tiangco
Jefferson Tiangco
Norco College
Alumnus of the Year 2017


Jefferson Tiangco was born and raised in the Philippines and pursued his education as an accountant in his country.
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​​​​​​Ryan Cortez
Ryan Cortez
Norco College
Alumnus of the Year 2016


Ryan Cortez headed to college with the idea of studying history and becoming a teacher.
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​​​Rachel Spiegel
Rachel Spiegel
Norco College
Alumna of the Year 2015


College was a family affair for Rachel Spiegel, Norco College’s 2015 Alumna of the Year. She attended college with three siblings.
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​​​Jonathan Trdan-Schmidt
Jonathan Trdan-Schmidt
Norco College
Alumnus of the Year 2014


US Naval War College student Jonathan Trdan-Schmidt was selected as Norco College’s 2014 Alumnus of the Year.
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​​​Omar Gonzalez
Omar Gonzalez
Norco College
Alumnus of the Year 2013


After arriving at Norco College, Omar Gonzalez quickly realized that “a sense of community” was just as important on a college campus as it was in the outside world.
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​​​Naushad Huda
Naushad Huda
Norco College
Alumnus of the Year 2012


Naushad Huda, CEO and Founder of XTOPOLY, attended Norco College in the fall of 1996, before transferring to UC Berkeley in 1999. A born entrepreneur, Naushad is focused on everything mobile.
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Saeed Ahmad

Alumni Spotlights

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​​​Dariush Seif
Dariush Seif
Alumni Spotlight (2021)

Dariush Seif did not have a lot of direction coming out of Corona High School. Unsure what he wanted to do in life, he enrolled at Norco College as a Computer Science major, but after a couple years of increased exposure to math, physics, and computer science, he realized his passion for physics and engineering.
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​​​Rick Johnson
Rick Johnson
Alumni Spotlight (2021)

Rick Johnson, Supply Chain Management program alumni from Norco College, talks about how the Logistics Management program at Norco College helped him.
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​​​Saeed Ahmad
Saeed Ahmad
Alumni Spotlight (2021)

Ahmad graduated from Norco College in 2018 and transferred to UCLA. In June 2020, he graduated from UCLA and is now on his way to Harvard Law School.
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​​​Liseth Vega
Liseth Vega
Alumni Spotlight (2020)

Norco College alumnus, Lizeth Vega shares why investing in students is important. Vega is a board of education member for the Alvord Unified School District. One of the youngest serving board members in the history of AUSD. "Investing in Norco College students, is investing in our community." - Lizeth Vega
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​​​Al Cattouse
Al Cattouse
Alumni Spotlight (2020)

Norco College alumnus, Al Cattouse shares how receiving scholarship support helped him obtain his educational goals and continue on to USC. Today, he is a pre-law student and aspires to pay it forward and give back to Norco College as a donor.
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​​​Estefani Ontiveros
Estefani Ontiveros
Alumni Spotlight (2020)

Estefani Ontiveros, an Engineering Pathways and Norco College alumni, was selected to participate in the FIELDS Internship through University of California, Riverside at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL) in Pasadena for the summer.
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​​​Maha Ibrahim
Maha Ibrahim
Alumni Spotlight (2020)

Meet Maha Ibrahim, a Civil Rights attorney and proud Riverside Community College District graduate.
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​​​​​​Ahmad Elhaija
Ahmad Elhaija
Alumni Spotlight (2020)

Ahmad Elhaija, former Norco College STEM Scholar and current UCLA student, launched a mobile health clinic to increase access to care.
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​​​Brittiney Sempasa
Brittiney Sempasa
Alumni Spotlight (2020)

Brittiney Sempasa attended Norco College and was an active participant in the STEM Scholars Program.
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​​​Seda Shirinian
Seda Shirinian
Alumni Spotlight (2020)

Seda Shirinian is a fourth year undergraduate student at UCLA majoring in Human Biology & Society.
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​​​Marsella G. Ortiz
Marsella G. Ortiz
Alumni Spotlight (2020)

Marsella G. Ortiz attended Norco College and participated in the Puente Program and the STEM Scholars Program earning an earning an A.S. in Math and Science.
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​​​Matthew Johnson
Matthew Johnson
Alumni Spotlight (2020)

Matthew Johnson is an alumni of Norco College and the STEM Scholars Program.
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​​​Ria Shiv
Ria Shiv
Alumni Spotlight (2020)

Ria Shiv transferred to UC Berkeley from Norco College in 2017 as an Electrical Engineering and Computer Science major and graduated from UC Berkeley in 2019. Ria is currently working as a Software Engineer at Google.
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​​​Shirley Yan
Shirley Yan
Alumni Spotlight (2020)

Shirley Yan began her higher education at John F. Kennedy Middle College and at Norco College, where she was a participant in the STEM Scholars Program.
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​​​Ceasar Navarro
Ceasar Navarro
Alumni Spotlight (2020)

Ceasar Navarro, currently a Mechanical Engineering Student at Cal Poly Pomona, attended Norco College and interned at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Norco.
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​​​Mohamad Hilal
Mohamad Hilal
Alumni Spotlight (2020)

Mohamad Abu Hilal is a Norco College Alumni and currently a Senior at Cal Poly Pomona majoring in Civil Engineering.
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​​​Brenda Lopez
Brenda Lopez
Alumni Spotlight (2020)

While at Norco College, Brenda Lopez discovered a passion for engineering, obtained her first internship, participated in student advocacy, and established a professional network.
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​​​Maria Bello-Carrillo
Maria Bello-Carrillo
Alumni Spotlight (2020)

Maria Bello-Carrillo is a Norco College STEM Scholars Alumni and a senior at the University of California, Los Angeles pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology.
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​​​Rushil Rawal
Rushil Rawal
Alumni Spotlight (2020)

Rushil Rawal, a 3rd year undergraduate student at UCLA, received an Associate’s in Math and Science and in Behavioral Sciences from Norco College in 2018, while being a senior in high school.
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​​​Juan Carlos Guzman
Juan Carlos Guzman
Alumni Spotlight (2020)

Before his journey at UC Irvine began, Juan Carlos Guzman was a Supplemental Instruction (SI) Mentor at Norco College for Integral Calculus, Geometry, Algebra, and Multivariable Calculus.
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​​​Tiffany Pan
Tiffany Pan
Alumni Spotlight (2020)

From 2014 to 2016, Tiffany Pan had been a part of the STEM program at Norco College, tutored in several math and science courses, and interned at UC Berkeley's Biomechanical Engineering lab and at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Norco.
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​​​Raul Gonzalez
Raul Gonzalez
Alumni Spotlight (2020)

Raul Gonzalez is a Norco College Alumni who participated in the STEM Scholars Program, then transferred to San Jose State University as a Mechanical Engineering Major.
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​​​Edgar Carlos
Edgar Carlos
Alumni Spotlight (2020)

Edgar Carlos is a STEM Scholar Alumni who, while attending Norco College, worked as a science tutor at the LRC and helped new students transition into college as a Student Ambassador.
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​​​Cameron Clark
Cameron Clark
Alumni Spotlight (2020)

Cameron Clark transferred from Norco College to UC Santa Cruz in 2018 and graduated with a B.S. in astrophysics in 2020.
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​​​Go Ito
Go Ito
Alumni Spotlight (2020)

Go Ito transferred to UCLA from Norco College in 2017 and is now a Senior Science Integration Analyst at The Walt Disney Company.
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​​​Burhan Alestwani
Burhan Alestwani
Alumni Spotlight (2020)

Burhan Alestwani is a Norco College Alumni and a senior at Cal Poly Pomona pursuing a double major in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering.
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​​​Jessica Osanyinpeju
Jessica Osanyinpeju
Alumni Spotlight (2020)

Jessica Osanyinpeju, a senior and biology major at UCLA who transferred from Norco College in 2018, was a math and chemistry tutor at the LRC and a member of Phi Theta Kappa and the Honors Program.
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​​​Miguel Toledo
Miguel Toledo
Alumni Spotlight (2020)

Miguel Toledo focused on developing laboratory and research skills, as well as giving back to underrepresented groups via tutoring/mentoring with Norco’s STEM program and Society the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS).
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​​​Kayla Criswell-Ortiz
Kayla Criswell-Ortiz
Alumni Spotlight (2018)

Kayla Criswell-Ortiz is no stranger to Norco College or soccer, having competed since she was four years old, eventually playing center-mid for the College’s team during the 2017 season.
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​​​Anthony Lombardo
Anthony Lombardo
Alumni Spotlight (2015)

Anthony Lombardo, a Norco College graduate, credits his time with ASNC and the College’s Honors Program as game changers in his academic career.
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Armando Gomez

Apprentice Stories

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​​​Sergio Garcia
Sergio Garcia
Apprentice Stories (2021)

Sergio Garcia, apprentice program alumni from Norco College, joined in the Fall of 2018 as a Machine Operator I at Aranda Tooling.
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​​​Armando Gomez
Armando Gomez
Apprentice Stories (2020)

Armando Gomez, 18, learned about the LAUNCH apprenticeship program, which blends classroom education with real-world experience, while attending Corona High School.
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Gabrielle Ante

Commencement Student Speakers

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​​​Gabrielle Ante
Gabrielle Ante
Commencement Student Speaker 2020

Gabrielle Ante graduated in 2020 with seven additional associate degrees in Pre-Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Social and Behavioral Studies, Humanities, and Communications.
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​​​Angelica Gutierrez
Angelica Gutierrez
Commencement Student Speaker 2019

Norco College commencement student speaker for 2019 Angelica Gutierrez shared her inspirational story about resilience and courage.
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​​​Maria Barragan
Maria Barragan
Commencement Student Speaker 2018

2018's commencement student speaker, Maria Barragan, was Associated Students of Norco College (ASNC) President and served the campus as the primary voice for the more than 13,000 Norco College students.
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​​​Adriel Chavez-Sherman
Adriel Chavez-Sherman
Commencement Student Speaker 2017

2017's commencement student speaker Adriel Chavez-Sherman graduated with four different associate’s degrees in Communications, Math and Science, Humanities, and Social and Behavioral Studies.
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​​​Suzanne Schepler
Suzanne Schepler
Commencement Student Speaker 2016

Suzanne Schepler, the commencement student speaker for 2016, now works as a Grants Administrative Specialist for the STEM Engineering Pathways program at Norco College.
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​​​Benjamin Vargas
Benjamin Vargas
Commencement Student Speaker 2015

The soccer field venue for the commencement ceremony was a familiar place for 2015 commencement student speaker Benjamin Vargas, who has been a soccer player for most of his life.
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​​​Jocelyn Yow
Jocelyn Yow
Commencement Student Speaker 2014

2014's commencement student speaker Jocelyn Yow (now Mayor of Eastvale) graduated as the ASNC Student Body President, and received her Associate Degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences for Norco College.
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​​​Anthony Lombardo
Anthony Lombardo
Commencement Student Speaker 2013

2013 commencement student speaker Anthony Lombardo graduated with associate’s degrees in Social and Behavioral Sciences, Humanities, Philosophy and Art, and Communication, Media and Languages.
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Madelyn Torres

Dual Enrollment

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​​​Madelyn Torres
Madelyn Torres
Dual Enrollment Spotlight (2021)

Madelyn Torres, Eleanor Roosevelt High School alumni, took advantage of the Norco College Dual Enrollment program, a program that gives high school students the opportunity to take college courses at their participating high school campus.
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Isla Covarrubias

Grad Stories

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​​​Ashley Calderon
Ashley Calderon
Grad Stories (2021)

From foster youth to Army Reserve to future medical school student. Learn how Ashley Calderon overcame relentless obstacles and persevered.
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​​​Anisha Salhotra
Anisha Salhotra
Grad Stories (2021)

Salhotra, a first-generation college student, will be moving on to West Coast University in the fall to pursue a career in nursing. She was also accepted at Sacramento State University, East Bay, and San Jose State University.
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​​​Valerie Diaz
Valerie Diaz
Grad Stories (2021)

Diaz, a first-generation college student, will be transferring to the University of California, Riverside, in the fall. She aspires to pursue a career in law.
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​​​Julian Horner
Julian Horner
Grad Stories (2021)

Horner is a former foster youth student. He spent most of his childhood in Los Angeles.
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​​​Alyssa Hernandez
Alyssa Hernandez
Grad Stories (2021)

Hernandez has been attending Norco College off and on since 2012. She went into the foster care system when she turned two and then again at the age of 14. She reflects on having a far from easy life, recalling traumatic events witnessed as a little girl and adolescent.
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​​​Sarah Hardy
Sarah Hardy
Grad Stories (2021)

Hardy earned three associate’s degrees from Norco College and is set to transfer to Cal Poly Pomona in the fall to pursue a bachelor’s degree in English.
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​​​Bianca Roman
Bianca Roman
Grad Stories (2021)

Roman is a former foster youth and proud mom of two. She has been attending Norco College off and on since 2010 and is delighted to be graduating with three degrees and a CNA certificate, while maintaining over a 3.0 grade point average.
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​​​Erica McNabb
Erica McNabb
Grad Stories (2021)

McNabb says that enrolling at Norco College changed her life. Her mother, who was a domestic violence survivor, raised her.
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​​​Nina King
Nina King
Grad Stories (2021)

King grew up in the San Fernando Valley with her mom and sister. Her father passed away while she was in high school and she lost interest in going to college.
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​​​Linda Rojas
Linda Rojas
Grad Stories (2021)

Rojas was born and raised in Santa Ana. She moved to Lake Elsinore at the age of 13 and became pregnant at 15. She did not let her baby become an obstacle; instead, she continued her studies and graduated from high school in 2010.
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​​​Isla Covarrubias
Isla Covarrubias
Grad Stories (2017)

On June 8, 2017, Isla Covarrubias graduated as a student of distinction from Norco College with four associate degrees.
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​​​Calvin Klein Gloria
Calvin Klein Gloria
Grad Stories (2017)

Navy veteran Calvin Klein Gloria graduated in 2017 with a 3.9 GPA and three associate degrees.
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​​​Luis Enrique Velazco Miranda
Luis Enrique Velazco Miranda
Grad Stories (2017)

On June 8, 2017, Luis Enrique Velazco Miranda, a first-generation college student and ASNC Vice President, graduated with three associate degrees and the decision to transfer to Humboldt State University.
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​​​Giovanna Mireles
Giovanna Mireles
Grad Stories (2017)

Giovanna Mireles graduated in 2017 with a Social & Behavioral Sciences degree with plans to transfer to UC Santa Cruz, earn a bachelor’s in psychology and become a college counselor.
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​​​Miami Abdulal
Miami Abdulal
Grad Stories (2016)

Miami Abdulal graduated from Norco College in 2016, and became a News Assistant for ABC7 Eyewitness News, after overcoming challenges that came with migrating from Syria.
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​​​Misty Jolly
Misty Jolly
Grad Stories (2016)

2016 graduate Misty Jolly, who was a 29-year-old single mom of three when she decided to enroll at Norco College, received the Alan D. Pauw endowed scholarship and was awarded the Soroptimist International Live Your Dream scholarship.
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​​​Mauricio Ruiz
Mauricio Ruiz
Grad Stories (2016)

Mauricio Ruiz decided to serve in the Marine Corps for 10 years before deciding to give college another try and graduating with his associate of arts in Psychology and Sociology from Norco College.
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​​​Evelyn Almaraz
Evelyn Almaraz
Grad Stories (2015)

Evelyn Almaraz calls herself a dreamer, a Puentista, a reinvention, a creator, and a giver of hope - descriptions she earned and values.
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​​​Christopher Gonzalez
Christopher Gonzalez
Grad Stories (2015)

2015 graduate Christopher Gonzalez left behind a life of drugs and gangs to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Sociology, followed by a master’s degree, at CSU San Bernardino.
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​​​Kevin LaMantain
Kevin LaMantain
Grad Stories (2015)

Kevin LaMantain overcame a learning disorder, and his own objections of attending college, to discover the EOPS program at Norco College and graduate.
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​​​Tabitha Johnson
Tabitha Johnson
Grad Stories (2014)

On June 12, 2014, Tabitha Johnson graduated from Norco College after overcoming many obstacles and with help from CalWORKS.
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​​​Julianna Kilpatrick
Julianna Kilpatrick
Grad Stories (2014)

Julianna Kilpatrick graduated from Norco College with a 4.0 grade point average and two associate of arts degrees, all after beating cancer and losing an executive position with Viacom.
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​​​Denise Prado
Denise Prado
Grad Stories (2014)

Denise Prado enlisted in the Army and survived three tours in Iraq before coming home and graduating from Norco College in 2014.
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​​​Stalin Soto
Stalin Soto
Grad Stories (2014)

After leaving the US to Ecuador for many years, Stalin Soto returned and worked countless jobs, while raising his children, before finishing his education and graduating from Norco College.
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​​​Chris Rios
Chris Rios
Grad Stories (2014)

2014 graduate Chris Rios saw his future despite eyesight of 20/200 and having no central vision in one eye.
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​​​Mike You
Mike You
Grad Stories (2014)

Mike You became a statistic when the Great Recession hit, but he recovered years later and graduated from Norco College with help from Norco College’s Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS).
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​​​Taylor Armstrong
Taylor Armstrong
Grad Stories (2013)

Technology played a major role in 2013 graduate Taylor Armstrong’s life and provides his lifeline to academic highlights.
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​​​Graciela Arzola
Graciela Arzola
Grad Stories (2013)

Graciela Arzola first stepped onto the Norco College campus 10 years after graduating from high school, but graduated from Norco College with AA degrees in Social Behavioral Studies, Humanities, and Communication Studies.
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​​​Misael Castillo
Misael Castillo
Grad Stories (2013)

Misael Castillo graduated from Norco College in 2013, with degrees in Communications, Social and Behavioral Studies and Humanities, Philosophy and Art, to pursue a law enforcement career after growing up in a crime-plagued neighborhood.
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​​​Kevin Di Bella
Kevin Di Bella
Grad Stories (2013)

2013 Norco College graduate Kevin Di Bella took a 10-year detour after graduating from high school to pursue a career as an audio engineer in the music industry.
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​​​Liseth Espinoza
Liseth Espinoza
Grad Stories (2013)

Liseth Espinoza joined the Marine Corps Reserves right out of high school, survived boot camp and combat training, before she took on another challenge.
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Zachariah Hammers
Zachariah Hammers​​
Grad Stories (2013)

Zachariah Hammers planned to transfer to La Sierra University after two years at Norco College, thanks in large part to the Community Scholars Program.
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​​​Anthony Lombardo
Anthony Lombardo
Grad Stories (2013)

Anthony Lombardo graduated in 2013 with associate’s degrees in Social and Behavioral Sciences, Humanities, Philosophy and Art, and Communication, Media and Languages.
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​​​William Woerz III
William Woerz III
Grad Stories (2013)

William Woerz III was a student at Norco College in 2001 when terrorists destroyed the Twin Towers in New York City.
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Sarah Gadalla

Student Spotlights

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​​​Ban Keissieh
Ban Keissieh
Student Spotlight (2021)

Ban Keissieh had been away from school for the past 25 years when she decided to go to Norco College.
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​​​Sarah Gadalla
Sarah Gadalla
Student Spotlight (2020)

Former ASNC President Sarah Gadalla shares how the EOPS program helped her on her way to becoming a chemistry pre-med student and transferring to UCR.
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​​​Ricardo Garavito
Ricardo Garavito
Student Spotlight (2020)

After more than ten years selling life insurance, Ricardo Garavito went back to school and graduated from Norco College with three associate degrees.
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​​​Micah Landeros
Micah Landeros
Student Spotlight (2020)

Separated from her siblings and placed in foster care, Micah Landeros persevered with help from EOPS and the Phoenix Scholars program at Norco College.
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​​​Jennifer Lugo
Jennifer Lugo
Student Spotlight (2020)

First-generation college student and single mom Jennifer Lugo shares how CARE and CalWORKs helped her.
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​​​Fernando Salas
Fernando Salas
Student Spotlight (2020)

Fernando Salas came from a low-income family in Mexico, but DACA and the EOPS program at Norco College helped him succeed with his educational goals.
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​​​Leanese West
Leanese West
Student Spotlight (2020)

Student Leanese West shares how the Student Life Fund helped her and her daughters get through homelessness and attain her educational goals.
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​​​Anfal Jneidi
Anfal Jneidi
Student Spotlight (2019)

I'm a mechanical engineering major and originally when I came to Norco College I had a hard time deciding on what to major in.
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​​​Timothy Huneck
Timothy Huneck
Student Spotlight (2016)

At 21 years of age, Timothy Huneck moved from Germany to the United States to pursue his dream of a higher education in the California educational system.
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​​​Ed Saenz
Ed Saenz
Student Spotlight (2016)

Edward Saenz, recently hired as a technician by Amazon Fulfillment Center, is an example of a nontraditional student who returned to community college to gain new job skills and training.
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​​​Stephanie Perez
Stephanie Perez
Student Spotlight (2016)

On May 19, 2016, Stephanie Perez received the ATHENA scholarship for $1,000 at a special luncheon presentation at the Mission Inn in Riverside.
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​​​Michael Carlos
Michael Carlos
Student Spotlight (2016)

Michael Carlos graduated from the ACE (Accelerated Certificate & Employment) program in December 2015, which enabled him to complete his technical certificate in Industrial Automation and get a job with Walmart Fulfillment.
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​​​Michael Anguiano
Michael Anguiano
Student Spotlight (2016)

Michael Anguiano graduated from the ACE (Accelerated Certificate & Employment) program. By attending a full-time program, he completed his certificate in Industrial Automation in less than 7 months.
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​​​Mark Merritt
Mark Merritt
Student Spotlight (2016)

The ACE program at Norco College provided guidance to Mark Merritt and gave him insight about the variety of automated positions available in the local area.
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​​​Candice Meares
Candice Meares
Student Spotlight (2016)

The economic downturn in the United States forced good people to make some unexpected decisions about their future. For Candice Meares, it began a new and exciting chapter, becoming both a student and employee of Norco College.
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​​​Austin Barraza
Austin Barraza
Student Spotlight (2015)

Former Norco College Honors student Austin Barraza was awarded a Transfer Alliance Program scholarship for $10,000 to attend UCLA. He is the third Norco student to earn this transfer scholarship.
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​​​Faran Imani
Faran Imani
Student Spotlight (2015)

Norco College Honors student Faran Imani was awarded a Transfer Alliance Program scholarship for $10,000 to attend UCLA. He is the second Norco student to earn this transfer scholarship.
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​​​Trevor Tomey
Trevor Tomey
Student Spotlight (2015)

Norco College student Trevor Tomey won two awards, including the top honor, at a June 6 ceremony that honored students in the college’s video game development program, which includes classes in art, design, audio and programming.
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​​​David Casillas
David Casillas
Student Spotlight (2015)

The message David Casillas heard growing up in a gang-infested area of Santa Ana was that he would not amount to anything.
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Ashley Calderon

Veteran Spotlights

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​​​Edwin Duarte
Edwin Duarte
Veteran Spotlight (2021)

Edwin Duarte, Norco College student and veteran, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship and named the 2020 Student of the Year by the American Council on Education (ACE).
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​​​Ashley Calderon
Ashley Calderon
Veteran Spotlight (2020)

Listen to student Ashley Calderon as she discusses how receiving support from this fund helped her obtain her educational goals. Calderon is a veteran and former foster youth.
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​​​Daniel Miranda
Daniel Miranda
Veteran Spotlight (2020)

Student veteran, Daniel Miranda shares how receiving financial support has helped him with his educational success. He also shares how the Veterans Resource Center has helped him with emotional support and job placement.
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​​​Mauricio Ruiz
Mauricio Ruiz
Veteran Spotlight (2016)

Mauricio Ruiz decided to serve in the Marine Corps for 10 years before deciding to give college another try.
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​​​John Barto
John Barto
Veteran Spotlight (2015)

For John Barto, enlisting in the Marines at the age of 18 was a family tradition. He was a third generation infantry marine who followed the footsteps of his grandfather and father.
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​​​Daniel Burbank
Daniel Burbank
Veteran Spotlight (2015)

Daniel Burbank is a veteran who served four years around the globe as a turbine and diesel mechanic.
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​​​Denise Prado
Denise Prado
Veteran Spotlight (2014)

At 18, Denise Prado was making life-changing decisions. Two months after graduating from Rubidoux High School in 2003, she enlisted in the Army. She survived three tours in Iraq.
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​​​Jonathan Trdan-Schmidt
Jonathan Trdan-Schmidt
Veteran Spotlight (2014)

US Naval War College student Jonathan Trdan-Schmidt has been selected as Norco College’s 2014 Alumnus of the Year.
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