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The Second Chancer

WANTS TO SET A GOOD EXAMPLE FOR HIS FAMILY

Since completing S.O.A.R. and entering the Automotive program, Michael has more confidence and a positive, supportive peer group to keep him on track.

The International Student

FOUND SUPPORT FROM OTHER STUDENTS, COLLEGE EMPLOYEES AND FAMILY

Leaving her hometown of Guajajara was a big decision, but nearby family helped ease her transition as an international student.

The Self-Discoverer

FOUND HIS CALLING BY GETTING INVOLVED

Jesse never planned to go to college, but he found his purpose participating in Chemeketa’s Mock Trial program. Now he’s on his way to law school.

The Skills Upgrader

MOVED 2,000 MILES AWAY FROM HOME TO START SOMETHING NEW

Chelsea knew she had reached her career peak as a wine bar manager in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. A chance encounter with a Chemeketa Winemaking graduate inspired her to move to Oregon and pursue a degree.

The High School Grad

Ray's Father is His Inspiration

Ray knew from an early age that he wanted to build beautiful, useful things—just like his dad.

The Lifelong Learner

Life Experiences Have Helped Forge Her Career Path

Inspired to serve, Desiree is bringing her heart and life into a new career.