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Paradise Valley Community College

Justina has been working extremely hard the last couple of years and is really excited to see all that hard work begin to pay off.

She has been a student at Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC) for over 2 years, majoring in cultural anthropology and hopes to transfer next year to Arizona State University for her master’s. “Being a student at PVCC has opened many doors for me,” she said. “I have met some amazing students and teachers; I am part of the Global Scholars program and I am part of the Peer Mentor program. I also participated in a study abroad trip to Peru!”

Currently interning at the Phoenix Holocaust Association, while working and being a single mom, Justina’s scholarship is a big help and allows her to pay her fall tuition. She said, “I just want to say thank you and that my award money will be put to good use.”