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Students Tell Board How College Horizons Changed Their Lives

Program Provides Direction and Guidance to High School Students

Lennea Mobley speaking

Student Lennea Mobley of Hiram Johnson High School explained how College Horizons has helped her get on the right track for college.

Students who are now bound for college, thanks to participation in the innovative College Horizons program, were guests at the April 26 meeting of the Sacramento County Board of Education.

Francie Tidey, College Horizons Director, told the Board how College Horizons provides direction and guidance to high school students regarding college pre-admission requirements, college applications, financial aid, and testing. College Horizons is a program operated by the Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE).

Board members praised the staff of College Horizons, Burbank High School, and Johnson High School for making it possible for students to continue their education beyond high school. They also congratulated the students and their families (shown here with staff) for their outstanding achievement and commitment to education.

Information about the College Horizons program may be obtained by calling (916) 228-2647.

Liliana Carrillo speaking

Luther Burbank High School senior Liliana Carrillo spoke of how she has been able to secure a full college scholarship through her participation in College Horizons.

Luis Pelayo speaking

Luis Pelayo, a Hiram Johnson High School senior, thanked staff of College Horizons and Johnson High for encouragement and support as he pursued his dream of college.

Joann Richardson speaking

Hiram Johnson High School counselor Joann Richardson accompanied her students and commented on how College Horizons is changing the lives of young people.

Group of students posing