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Category: Student Success Story

Sixty Years and a Bunk

“When you haven’t done nothing and you’re arrested, they put the handcuffs on you, read you your Miranda rights and then you end up downtown. And it’s at that point when somebody comes in, into a room,” Richard says as he starts laughing. “Oh my God, something like this one. Man. I just had a flashback.”

The flashback took him back to May 16, 1994.

DCCCD Graduation Ceremonies for 2018

It’s that time already — graduation season! In honor of your achievements, we’ve gathered up the date, time and location of each commencement ceremony for our colleges. We can’t wait to celebrate your accomplishments as you walk across the stage! Obviously you’ve already added the date to your calendar, written it down and are simply counting down the days… but, just in case, here they are:

Becoming Mom

While some 21-year-old students are out hitting the town, Genesis Escamilla is home hitting the books. She is a full-time college student, a full-time employee and a full-time single mom.

“I am full-time everything,” says Genesis laughing. “I just take flex term classes so it isn’t an overload all at once.”

Keep reading to learn more about her story…