Tag Archives: Transforming Lives

Last Updated April 1, 2019

Timothy Woodiwiss

From high-school dropout to future neurosurgeon: College tips from an extraordinary student

April 1, 2019 - No Comments

By Katherine Long, Seattle Times
Earlier this month, dozens of wealthy parents were charged in a college-admissions scheme that involved bribes, lies and test fraud to try

Headshots of the 10 Transforming Lives nominees of 2018

Transforming Lives at Big Bend

January 8, 2018 - No Comments

By CHARLES H. FEATHERSTONE of the COLUMBIA BASIN HERALD
MOSES LAKE — Big Bend Community College honored 10 of its own Thursday, celebrating both individual

Transforming Lives

December 9, 2016 - No Comments

People who want to go to college often face obstacles, and it’s not just the expense.
Fatima Borjas, Fausto Parra and Jennifer Gallaway had kids.

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Transforming Lives 2016

December 9, 2016 - No Comments

On Wednesday night, Big Bend Community College celebrated the successes of some its most inspirational students during its 2016 Transforming Lives Awards dinner. Family and

Aryan Dehbozorgi Transforming Lives

For Aryan, BBCC is about more than taking classes

May 26, 2015 - No Comments

Aryan Dehbozorgi’s father died of an aneurism when he was six years old. By the time he was a sophomore in high school he was

Jun Saito Big Bend Community College Transforming Lives Aviation Maintenance Program

FAA certificates the ticket for BBCC grad

May 19, 2015 - No Comments

Left to right: Mariko (Tsuruzoe) Saito, daughter Akari, son Sho, and Jun Saito. A Japanese graduate of Big Bend Community College’s Aviation Maintenance Program has

Arnoldo Garcia Transforming Lives

His parents know he “has a good head”

May 18, 2015 - No Comments

Arnoldo Garcia remembers his mother’s voice as they walked down the school’s hallway to start second grade. She said, “This is where you start a

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Transforming Lives at BBCC– Alicia’s story

April 27, 2015 - No Comments

Alicia Wallace had two small children and no job skills when she found the courage to leave a bad situation.
She had been a stay-at-home

Tabatha DeLong Transforming Lives

Transforming Lives – Tabatha DeLong

February 2, 2015 - No Comments

Tabatha DeLong was recognized by community college trustees in Olympia Jan. 28 as Big Bend’s nominee for the Transforming Lives Awards. Tabatha has completed an