Student Success Stories


Amber Shay Mountford
Mission College '98
 Travis Cook
Mission College '11
Edgar Baculi
Mission College '16

Shay Mountford

Travis Cook  Edgar Baculi 

Shay Mountford is paying it forward after learning to be a firefighter at Mission College. She has started Blaze of Glory to give back and teach what inspired her  Learn More

I graduated from Mission College with two associate degrees in May 2011.  I was actively involved in student government and clubs while at Mission. My schedule was busy but fun, and got me used to being busy and juggling different areas of my life.   Learn More


My Major in Mission College was Biological Sciences and I transferred to Davis with the same major. However, I will be switching to Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in the coming quarter! Learn More

Pedro Martinez
Mission College '08
 Narinder Kaur
Mission College '16
 Kim Pagarillo
Mission College '17

Pedro Martinez

Narinder Kaur  Kim Pagarillo 

At Mission College I received my AA in General Studies and prepared for transfer to the California State University (CSU). I transferred to San Jose State University and received my BS in Kinesiology in 2013 and then stayed at SJSU to pursue my teaching credential in Physical Education. Learn More

I am currently a student at SFSU, and I am majoring in Cell and Molecular Biology. I have earned three degrees at Mission and also got my Pharmacy Technician license through the Mission Community Ed program. Learn More


Kinesiology student Kim Pagarillo's journey through academia ended up teaching her to take responsibility for herself. Learn More




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