First-generation 大学 Student’s Academic Success Made Possible by AlamoPROMISE



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亚伯兰·特诺里奥是圣. 菲利普学院(SPC), is a prime example of how students can achieve great things when financial barriers are removed. 作为麦克阿瑟高中的毕业生,亚伯兰有资格参加 AlamoPROMISE 程序, a last-dollar scholarship that covers 100 percent of tuition and fees for graduating seniors from partner high schools. 在2023年秋天,他开始在SPC攻读理学副学士学位.

atenorio01 - 400×.jpgAn exemplary student, Abram is well known among SPC leadership as an individual with a bright future. “Abram is one of the hardest working and dedicated students I have ever had the pleasure of working with in my 18 years in higher education”, 伊丽莎白·卡斯蒂略说, 主任 第一年经验 在程控.

在他的第一学期, he balanced a heavy 19-credit hour semester with straight A’s while also participating in the 学生领导学院 以及第一年体验项目. Through persistence and dedication, he earned an additional 15 credit hours through CLEP exams. 虽然他还处于大学生涯的早期阶段, 到目前为止, he has already earned an impressive total of 46 credit hours while maintaining a 3.88年平均绩点.

Abram attributes his academic achievements and success to the AlamoPROMISE 程序.

atenorio02 - 400×.jpg.jpg“这个项目减轻了我的经济负担, allowing me to channel my focus toward academic excellence and retain my enrollment at the 阿拉莫大学. It reminds me of my responsibility to excel and contribute positively to our communities,亚伯兰说.

在开始他的大学之旅之前, 亚伯兰的第一份实习是在CPS能源公司的客户解决方案部门 & 解决方案工程部. 在CPS工作期间, 他开始为利泽特·德·莱昂·波卡内格拉工作, whom he credits as a mentor and someone who recognized his potential even before he recognized it himself.

“莉泽特在我身上看到了一些我尚未发现的东西. Her belief in my abilities has been impacting my life every day and setting me on a path of ongoing success as both a student and an intern. I am eternally grateful for her instrumental role in my development,亚伯兰说.

He is now embarking on his second internship as a Control Systems/EMS SCADA Analyst Intern, 他将在哪里继续成长并澳门正规博彩十大排行平台他的工程知识.

在2024年3月的澳门正规博彩十大排行平台地区委员会(ACD)会议上, Abram was recognized for his outstanding achievements as the AlamoPROMISE Student of the Month. 会议期间, Abram thanked leadership for their support and the opportunities provided for him as an ACD student.

atenorio03 - 400×.jpg“The AlamoPROMISE 程序 has been the first chapter of my success story towards obtaining an engineering license and degree. It has been the lifeline that has connected my dreams and aspirations to higher education together. Your investment in students like me is a bold statement of faith in our potential,亚伯兰说.

从SPC毕业后, Abram plans to transfer to the University of Texas at 圣安东尼奥 (UTSA) with the support of the AlamoPROMISE to UTSA大胆的承诺 程序, where qualifying students can have their tuition and fees covered for four fall and spring semesters within a two-year period. 在UTSA, he will pursue a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration.

Abram believes the most important thing is to set an example and show others that with dedication and the right support, 任何人都可以克服障碍并取得成功. His success is a testament to the transformative power of the AlamoPROMISE 程序 eliminating financial barriers to higher education. He hopes his college journey sends a message to future generations that no dream is too big if you're willing to put in the work.