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Excelencia in Education highlights San Antonio’s experience with removing financial aid barriers for students to inform national efforts

SAN ANTONIO, March 3, 2014 – Excelencia in Education has released a comprehensive, two year case study, The Impact of Financial Aid on Student College Access and Success: The San Antonio Experience, to help communities across America in their efforts   [Read more]

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Meet our Rising Stars: Oscar Vargas Garcia

Oscar Vargas Garcia graduated from Fox Tech High School in the San Antonio Independent School District. He attends The Alamo Colleges to pursue a degree in mechanical engineering.                         Oscar left   [Read more]

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Meet our Rising Stars: Remy Abraham

Remy Abraham graduated in the top quarter of her class from John Marshall High School in the Northside Independent School District. She attends The Alamo Colleges with plans to transfer to the University of Texas system and pursue a degree in business   [Read more]

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Meet our Rising Stars: Essence Patterson

Essence Patterson graduated from Winston Churchill High School in the North East Independent School District. She attends Texas State University to pursue a degree in mass communications.                       Essence relied on the   [Read more]

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Meet our Rising Stars: Rosa Valeria Gil

Rosa Valeria Gil graduated in the top quarter of her class from Memorial High School in the Edgewood Independent School District while raising twin daughters. Through the help of her College Access and Success Advisor, she will be attending the University of   [Read more]

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Meet our Rising Stars: Deedra Hayes

Deedra Hayes graduated from Sam Houston High School in the San Antonio Independent School District. She attends the University of Texas at San Antonio to pursue a degree in social work.                         [Read more]

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Meet our Rising Stars: Misael Chavez

Misael Chavez graduated from John F. Kennedy High School in the Edgewood Independent School District. Misael’s College Access and Success Advisor was astounded by his commitment to his studies during his senior year as he improved his class rank by 12 places in   [Read more]

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Meet our Rising Stars: Efrain Hernandez

Efrain Hernandez graduated eighth in his class from Southside High School in the Southside Independent School District. He attends Texas A&M University to pursue a degree in technology management.                           [Read more]

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Meet our Rising Stars: Bernardo Guerrero

Bernardo Guerrero graduated from John Jay High School in the Northside Independent School District. He attends Texas State University to pursue a degree in engineering.                                 Bernardo’s   [Read more]

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Meet our Rising Stars: Erick Vazquez

Erick Vasquez graduated in the top 10 percent of his class from Holmes High School in the Northside Independent School District. He attends The Alamo Colleges as his first step towards earning his mechanical engineering degree.             [Read more]

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