Education Student, Saint Martin's University
Amanda recognizes SPSCC for preparing her for studies at a university and helping her find her passion.
Counselor, Tumwater High School
After overcoming adversity, Todd discovered his passion for social services and continues to inspire his students daily.
Ph.D. Candidate & Policy Analyst, Washington State Department of Health
Kathy never imagined that her humble start in paralegal studies would inspire her lifelong love of policy and government.
Naturopathic Medicine Student, Bastyr University
Ashley turned her education foundation and passion for helping others into a career providing holistic health care to others.
Marketing Intern, United Way of Pierce County
Nhan left everything behind in Vietnam to pursue his dreams in business in the U.S. But first he had to overcome unforeseen barriers.
Research Chemist, Iasis Molecular Science
Scott always knew he wanted a future in the sciences, and getting started close to home was the perfect first step for him.
Jamie Jo Hiles
Business Education Teacher, Elma High School
Jamie Jo left her small town for big things, and then found an inspiration in teaching that brought her back home.
Brad Thompson and Marilyn Hartley
Co-owner/Chef & Pastry Chef, Our Table
Brad and Marilyn credit the professors and opportunities at SPSCC for launching them into successful culinary careers in Olympia.
Sales Engineer, Day Wireless
Randy leveraged his degree and drive for success to gain experience through the telecom industry in less than 10 years.
Senior Financial Coordinator, Washington State Dept. of Social & Health Services
After entering the workforce early, Jayda relied on a flexible college environment to earn her finance degree and grow her career.