Steven Ebker is a graduate of Umatilla High School, now studying at Oregon State University with hopes of becoming a medical research scientist.


Marlene Williams, who recently finished graduate school at Grand Canyon University, credits her success to a supportive community.


Mary Meier's path to and through college hasn't always been easy, but she's on her way to completing her B.A. with support from school staff and GEAR UP.


A graduate of Cottage Grove High School, Jordan Hagewood balances coaching and working with his studies at the University of Oregon.


In the 10 years since Sabrina Miller graduated from high school, she became the first member of her family to earn a college degree, worked for two college access programs and is currently in graduate school.


A graduate of Taft 7-12 School in Lincoln City, Samantha Kuk credits an 8th grade GEAR UP class as a starting point in her college journey that has taken her to the University of Oregon.


A graduate of Elkton Charter School, Grace Lyons is studying computer science and business at OIT so she can use technology to help others.


A graduate of Stanfield Secondary School, Uber Hernandez made attending college a reality with the help of GEAR UP.


Bailey Watson, a 2016 graduate of Stanfield Secondary School, is studying Pre-Education at University of Oregon.


Spencer Martin, a graduate of Elkton Charter School, found his fit at Pacific University during GEAR UP's Oregon Private College Week Camp.