Southern Arizona Success Coaches

Southern Arizona Student Saver Spotlights

Katrina Verduzco

“One bad grade doesn’t define me as a student. I told myself that I deserved to be here at college and one class as an incoming freshman wouldn’t determine my future.” It is easy to see that [...]

Maisha Kamalebo

Maisha Kamalebo, a freshman at the University of Arizona, recently learned that by the year 2025 most jobs will require post-secondary education. He knows that by being the first in his family to [...]

Lizbeth Encinas

Lizbeth Encinas believes in maximizing her options to ensure a bright future while minimizing uncertainty. “When I started at UA I finished the pre-requisites for both nursing and Eller. Either a [...]

Jazzmina Redondo

The world is changing fast and if there’s one person who can fill you in on all the updates it’s Jazzmina Redondo. She has a passion for learning about new cultures through international [...]

Genesis Matthew Florendo

“We can all be helpful and contribute to society in a meaningful way.” Genesis Matthew Florendo inspired us with this idea and more at the recent Evening of Honors held in the Southern Arizona [...]

Viridiana Morales

Viridiana Morales is on track to graduate early pre-nursing from the University of Arizona and also will complete a bachelor’s in Psychology and a minor in Sociology. All of this and she works [...]

UA 2016 Evening of Honors

Our 4th annual Evening of Honors at the University of Arizona was a touching ceremony that celebrated our current student savers, their families, and our generous donors and sponsors. Earn to [...]

Ryan Bravin

Freshman year in high school Ryan Bravin discovered he wanted to be an architect. “I knew I would need to save and many scholarships only apply to 4 year college programs, the University of [...]

Rachel Rogowski

Meet Rachel Rogowski, a saver who does her homework to know how to best plan for the future. “When I was 18 I decided to move out and get my own apartment, this wouldn’t have been possible if I [...]

Delijah Little

Why does Delijah Little save? So that he can experience on-campus college life. Without the Earn to Learn scholarship, living on campus would not be possible. “There are a lot of people from all [...]

UA 2015 Evening of Honors

Our 3rd UA Evening of Honors was a success! On November 2, 2015 Earn to Learn and the University of Arizona celebrated our student savers, families, community partners, and sponsors!

Alexus Austin

In our new series Why I Save, we are exploring the stories of young Arizonans who are choosing to save for college. They are amazing and determined young people who, with the help of Earn to [...]

Anna Khuong

This summer I had the opportunity to study abroad in Costa Rica for five weeks. I am currently a sophomore majoring in physiology and chemistry with a minor in Spanish at the University of [...]

Candelaria Newell

Candelaria attends Rincon High School where she maintains a 3.67 GPA while balancing her time studying, working and playing soccer and basketball. She has been saving for college by working [...]

Frank Meza

Frank Meza grew up in Tucson, Arizona. The oldest of 4 children, Frank was the first person in his family to attend college. He registered at Pima Community College right out of high school and [...]

Wendy Mullen

Wendy Mullen has been an Earn to Learn Saver since 2014. This Spring she is graduating from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor’s in applied science in Human Services. She leaves us [...]