Kevin struggled with anxiety in high school and almost didn’t graduate with his class. Starting college at FRCC gave him the support he needed to succeed.
Zoey never thought she’d go to college. Working full time, unsure of her path and barely making ends meet, she felt stuck . Then she found a community—and her path—at FRCC.
Getting involved in activities at school was critical for Monica Martinez from an early age. She chose to attend FRCC for her first two years of college because it costs significantly less than a four-year university. But she also wanted all the campus involvement opportunities of a bigger school.
An early stint at a private college landed Emily Kramer in serious debt. FRCC helped her find a new path to becoming a research scientist.
Giovanni Hernandez arrived in the US when he was in 10th grade. He had no trouble with the concepts he was learning in high school, but he struggled with learning English at first.
A couple of years—and lot of hard work later—he came to FRCC to prepare himself for a four-year university. His says those classes gave him the foundational support he needed to be successful in college. He’s now studying civil engineering at the University of Colorado-Boulder, and is set to graduate with his bachelor’s degree next year.
For Chris Sarracino, success in college required two key ingredients: maturity and fatherhood. Going back to school at FRCC has helped him manage a busy life while working and parenting. After successfully completing his associate degree, he’s now moving on to his bachelor’s at Metropolitan State University of Denver.
LeAnna Warren’s parents started home schooling her in fourth grade—but after her mom died, her dad wasn’t able to help her much with school. He was a manual laborer who worked a lot, so she had to fend for herself on the learning front. “Sixth grade was really the last time I had any formal […]
Additional funding from the federal Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund will allow FRCC to provide more than $1.7 million in support for our summer semester students who have been impacted by COVID-19. Students who are registered for summer 2021 classes can now apply for an educational impact grant of up to $1,500. “We know that […]