Upward Bound

Mount Tahoma Graduates

These proud students have graduated and moved on to secondary institutions


2011 Graduates

Thuy-Van Nguyen is a high achieving science student. She was awarded Science Technology and Engineering Scholarship and is taking the class, Foundations of Health Science, at The Evergreen State College to prepare for a medical career.  She was also accepted to the University of Washington and Western Washington University.

William Rhodes’ strong interest in The Evergreen State College is a result of his experiences in Upward Bound and the college’s reputation as a place for creative artists like him. He hopes to play basketball for Evergreen and refine his natural artistic abilities

Stephan Cromoga is another natural athelete and has decided to attend The Evergreen State College. He hopes to play basketball for Evergreen. Stephan was awarded the Upward Bound tuition waiver to help pat for his education

Marvin Howard was a high school ASB officer. He seriously considered a military career. However, he decided to continue his education at the University of Washington Tacoma

Les & Wes Jones are natural athletes. They will be contributing their skills as members of the cross country team at the Evergreen State College on an athletic scholarship. Les was also awarded the Cultural Diversity Scholarship which will help him realize his dream of becoming

Shaquita Bynum a member of her high school Step team is attending Pierce College in Lakewood.

2012 Graduates

Phuong Truong, Brown University *Fully Funded Athletic Scholarship for Track and Field

Pedro Barajas, Central Washington University

Quyen Mai, Central Washington University

Brianne Shaw, Central Washington University

Michial Lim, Gonzaga University *Act Six Scholar

Jonathan Adams, Pacific Lutheran University *Act Six Scholar

Levi Gerheim, Pacific Lutheran University

Ashyna Davis, Seattle University

Thien-Nga Le, Tacoma Community College

Phuong Le, Tacoma Community College

Lisbeth Zavala, The Evergreen State College

Rickey Bellamy Jr., The Evergreen State College

Gabby Pilgrim, The Evergreen State College

 Mariachristina Ramos, The Evergreen State College

Kiara Smith, Bennett College

Lucy Thatch, University of Washington Bothell

Conner Richardson, Western Washington University

Phuong Le, Washington State University

Ma. Irah Berlyn Dizon, University of Washington Seattle

Joshua Clifton, University of Washington Tacoma


2013 Graduates

Clara Le, University of Washington Tacoma

Alejandra Barajas, University of Washington Seattle

Nicole Wagner, University of Washington Tacoma

Brian Wambaa, Tacoma Community College

Tanesha Lopez-ChhuoyPacific Lutheran University