Where Are L.I.F.T. Scholars?

L.I.F.T. Scholars are achieving excellence at competitive universities in Indiana and California!

Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

  • Taylor McCart: Speech and Hearing Sciences, Minor Psychology, GRADUATE B.A. and SLP-A Certification 5/2017 (Working Collaborating for Kids, speech and language for Autistic children / Developmental Therapist specializing in communication, Starting Speech Pathology MA program at University of MN Fall 2019)
  • Fherryl Hannah: Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management and Spanish, GRADUATE BA 5/2016 (Working as an event planner for an international law firm)

Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

  • Silvia Petkova: Doctorate of Pharmacy, GRADUATE PharmD 4/2015 (Residency Internal Medicine Graduate 5/2016, Working Pharmacist I.U. Health Indianapolis)
  • Nicole Rios: Psychology/ Spanish, GRADUATE BS 12/2012 (Graduate 5/2015 M.S. Counseling and Counseling Education I.U.P.U.I,  Working Chicago schools)

Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana

  • Caroline LawsonArchitecture and Urban Planning, GRADUATE BS 5/2015 (Graduate 5/2018 MS Architecture North Carolina  State University, Working architectural firm, Raleigh, North Carolina)
  • Janetta Sykes: Health Science (Health Education), GRADUATE BS 5/2014 (Working Healthcare, Indianapolis IN)

Indiana University/Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana

  • Umara Khalid: Psychology and Biology, GRADUATE BS 5/2016 (Graduate Class of 2020, Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica, Interning for Family Medicine in Chicago, Illinois)
  • Quyen NgoNursing GRADUATE BS 5/2016
  • Zac WobschallFine Arts GRADUATE BA 5/2017 (Freelancing selling original artwork)

University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California

  • Hiro Bower: Global Studies and Japanese GRADUATE BA 12/2017 (Study abroad Hititsubashi University, Japan April 2017)
  • Tatiana Perez: Environmental Studies and International Studies, GRADUATE BA 5/2018 (Working as Legal Assistant in Silicon Valley law firm)
  • Keary Mendoza: Freshman

University of California Irvine, Irvine,  California

  • Majde Al SalibiPolitical Science and Social Policy & Public Service GRADUATE BA 5/2017 (Graduate 12/2019 MS in Organizational Leadership from John Hopkins University, Working as Graduate Counselor for the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Science Student Affairs Office)

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, California

  • Leslie Santos: Anthropology and Geography, Minor Women’s and Gender Studies GRADUATE BA 3/2017 (Youth in Development Peace Corps Volunteer 1/2019-1/2021)
  • Jonathan Reyes-Madrid: Business Administration -Marketing, Minor Graphic Communications GRADUATE BS 5/2018 (District Manager of Poke Chef Restaurant Chain in San Luis Obispo, CA)

University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California

  • Elmer PanglinanCognitive Science,  Minor Linguistics GRADUATE BA 5/2017 (Working Spotify New York City Product Designer)
  • Emily Valdez: Political Economy Minor Education GRADUATE 5/2019 (Part of the Urban Teacher Program in Washington, D.C. starting 6/2019)
  • Claudia Jorge: Sophomore
  • Christopher McComas: Sophomore

University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California

  • David Molina:  Business Management Economics GRADUATE May/2018 (Working for Anne Lewis Strategies, Washington D.C. 9/2018)
  • Mayeena Ulkarim: Sophomore

University of California San Diego, San Diego, California

  • Jose Alvarenga: Psychology Minors, Applied Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering GRADUATE BS 5/2018

San Jose State University, San Jose, California

  • Mario Villaneda: Business Administration- Finance GRADUATE BA 5/2018 (Working Apple Genius Bar)

College of St. Benedict, Collegeville, Minnesota

  • Daisy Cortez: Global Business Leadership, Minor Communications GRADUATE BA 5/2018 (Working as a Health and Benefits Analyst for AON 7/2019)

University of California Merced, Merced, California

  • Adan Vasquez: Cell and Molecular Biology, Minor Spanish GRADUATE BS 5/2018 (Working as a Lab Technician Fresno, CA)

Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, California

  • Ingrid Perez: Political Science, Minor Economics GRADUATE BA 2018 (Working as a Paralegal for Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project 8/2019)
  • Yetnaleci Maya-Martinez: Freshman

Cal State University Northridge, Northridge , California

  • Mariana Marquez: Psychology Honors Program, Graduate 5/2019
  • Edwin Garcia: Freshman

University of California Riverside, Riverside, California

  • Noe Torres: Philosophy and Political Science, Graduate BA 6/2019

University California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

  • Amanda Salva: Sophomore
  • Angelina Vargas: Sophomore
  • Brianna Hampton: Freshman

Cal State Fullerton, Fullerton, California

  • Eric Salazar: Freshman

Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado

  • Lonnell Schuler: Freshman