Nearly 1,700 high school seniors applied for Colorado’s prestigious Boettcher Foundation Scholarship. Turns out two of this year’s recipients are FRCC students.
As we celebrate our graduates this spring, we hear a lot of powerful stories about their experience. This graduate found her path to success through P-TECH.
Student Ashley Valdez-Ibarra has been chosen as one of just 8 students nationwide—and the only Gateway to College student in the US—as a 2022 DREAM Scholar.
FRCC alumna Zaira Villalobos overcame her own challenges in order to take on college and eventually med school—all with the end goal of helping others.
FRCC is hosting more COVID-19 vaccination events this month at the school’s locations in Fort Collins, Longmont, Brighton and Westminster.
P-TECH students complete college-level courses in high school. They can earn their diploma + an associate degree in computer info systems from FRCC—at no cost to the student.
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.
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.