College admissions representatives don't often have the time or budget to travel to rural schools. Therefore, we piloted a virtual visits program that allowed college staff to meet with prospective high school students at GEAR UP schools.
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.
As a recent retiree, Dee Ragsdale wasn't planning on starting a new job. But her dedication to helping students and the community led her to be the GEAR UP Coordinator at Central Curry School District.