De Anza student flourishes with help of EOPS Scholars
Sometimes it's the seemingly little things - a word of encouragement, an offer of help in solving a problem, a small emergency grant - that can keep a student moving past life's low points to a better future. This was the case for Daniel Quijano, whose life took some hard turns after he graduated from San Jose's Lincoln High School. Fortunately, Danny got involved with Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) when he came to De Anza College.
Workforce education helps De Anza graduate start his own auto business
Tony Ruiz wasn't sure what he wanted to do after he graduated from Saratoga High School. The opportunity came for a job at a welding and fabrication shop, and since he had always liked building things he decided to take it. He enjoyed the work and the pay was good, but he was always on the lookout for other options.
Transfer alumna cites Foothill's caring staff & faculty for her success
Angelica Mantilla Caez moved to the United States from Colombia with her mother when she was 17 years old. Her first education experience in the U.S. was as a senior at Mountain View High School. She got good grades but struggled in a new school and new country.