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Student Stories: Kyle Von Stroberg

When Kyle Von Stroberg goes to the Skagit County jail these days, he isn’t staying. He’s there to talk to young men who have made some of the same mistakes he made.   “Years ago, when my folks separated, I went off the tracks,” he says. “I had a chip on my shoulder, messed around with […]

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Student Stories: Alana Quigley

“The decision to begin studying at Skagit Valley College (SVC) was the catalyst for a positive change within my family. I began studying at SVC in the winter of 2012, with my husband following my lead shortly after. Being a non-traditional, low-income, first-generation college student, I was determined to change the course of not only […]

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Student Stories: Norma Domingo

“When most people think of college, they think of an educational institution where you attend lectures, do assignments, write papers, take exams, and everyone’s favorite, give presentations.  The thing that stands out the most about my experience and what many people don’t know is that, college is more than about getting an education; it’s a […]

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Student Stories: Kevin Riley

“I came to SVC to get a few welding certifications. I had no intention of working towards an Associate’s degree or the funding to obtain one. Through the support, encouragement, and mentorship of the staff at Skagit (primarily the Workforce Grants office), I graduated with High Honors. I was able to acquire an Associate in […]

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