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Student Success Stories

2020

 Jenifer Tovar

Student Spotlight: Jenifer Tovar
Student speaker sends message of optimism, resiliency to Class of 2020

Ida Due

Student Spotlight: Ida Due
Standout swimmer is among the best in Warrior history

Photo by Mari Inagaki

Student Spotlight: Mari Inagaki
Photojournalist wins national award for sports image

Courtney Rohrer

Courtney Rohrer
Air Force Veteran Pursues Paleontology Goals at El Camino

Lam Son Nguyen

Lam Son Nguyen
Award-winning dancer trains at El Camino and prepares to transfer

Kelly Donatucci

Kelly Donatucci
Outstanding student-athlete shines on the volleyball court

Adil Hussain

Adil Hussain
Semifinalist for the 2020 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

Kaitlyn Parhm

Kaitlyn Parhm
NASA Scholar gains insight into engineering.

Noe Servellon

Noe Servellon
Robotics Club president enjoys the challenges of engineering. 

 

2019

Blossom Adanike

Blossom Adanike
ECC student says support programs are key to success

Victoria Aguilar

Victoria Aguilar
Building networking and leadership skills are part of student’s educational experience

Juan Polanco

Juan Polanco
Marine Corps veteran now pursuing career in firefighting

Juan Mendoza

Juan Mendoza
Film major completed TV internship and attended the Emmys!

Giancarlo Fernandez

Giancarlo Fernandez
ECC student’s best advice: get involved on campus!

Shazia

Shazia Bushra
ECC student looks to restart her career as a preschool teacher

Raymundo Aguero Nicacio

Raymundo Aguero Nicacio
Managerial economics grad completes ECC’s first retail management certificate; will transfer to UC Davis

Tyler Kaplan

Tyler Kaplan
Marine Corps veteran and computer game science major will transfer to UC Irvine

George Rodriguez

George Rodriguez
ECC student changes career, lands dream job after joining new pre-apprenticeship program

Hannah Sandeen

Hannah Sandeen
Edison STEM Scholar will transfer to USC as a chemical engineering major

Ryan Chase

Ryan Chase
Accounting major and Honors Transfer Club president will transfer to CSU Fullerton in the fall

Tzong-Han Wu

Tzong-Han Wu
Dance major’s original choreography is the only piece from a two-year institution selected for national festival

Jack Yueshuwei Wu

Jack Yueshuwei Wu
Applied math major finds that growing and changing while pursuing goals makes a big difference

Adriana Acosta

Cameron Jackson
Biochemistry major Cameron Jackson is looking forward to continuing his studies at UCLA in the fall

Adriana Acosta

Adriana Acosta
Automotive technology major finds her passion and career path

Aleksandra Hovsepyan

Aleksandra Hovsepyan
Semifinalist for 2019 The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship!

Sabrine Elfarissi

Sabrine Elfarissi
NASA scholar learns problem-solving techniques and communication skills

 

2018

Giovani Ortega

Giovani Ortega
Automotive technology student turns his interest in cars into a career

Adaze Onwuka

Adaeze Onwuka 
Biology major transfers to UCLA

Student

Jessica De La Cruz
Student Participates in NASA Summer Program

Student

Kayla Atkinson
Music Major Performs at Carnegie Hall

Student

Anthony Omole
2018 Commencement Speaker and Edison STEM Scholar

Student

Lori and Trent Kalscheuer 
South Bay Mother and Son Find Academic Success at El Camino College

Student

Haruka Kanemura
ECC art major designed and produced large-scale mural

Student

Javaria Aziz
Geology student juggles fieldwork, class work and presents award-winning research

Michael Davis

Michael Davis
Biochemistry major found success at ECC; will transfer to UCSB

 

2017

Megan Oliveros

Megan Oliveros
Civil engineering major spent the summer in UCLA program

Rhonda, Austin, Jenna and Laina Hoff

Rhonda, Austin, Jenna and Laina Hoff
Torrance family finds success at El Camino College

Nicole Mardesich

Nicole Mardesich
Outstanding student to transfer to prestigious business school

Devon Williams

Devon Williams
Commencement speaker to pursue communications career

Evan Nunez, Alex Polanski and Tim Wilson

Evan Nunez, Alex Polanski and Tim Wilson
Physics team brings home second consecutive victory

Megan Pierce and Chris Lee

Megan Pierce and Chris Lee
Students complete film production internship with Disney