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Guardian Scholar Begins the Next Chapter in Her Life

August 18, 2014

It was just another day of softball practice at Beaumont High School, when Arianna Espinoza received an email that would change her life: She was selected as one of 41 students who would be attending Cal State Fullerton through the Guardian Scholars Program.

“I was so excited,” said Espinoza, 17. “This scholarship is so amazing. I’m basically going to college for free.”

The program helps students who’ve been in foster care attend college. It provides them a year-round place to live on campus, life-skills workshops, mentors and counseling, among other services. Continue reading the full article.

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