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ABOUT UB, UBMS, and TRiO: The College of St. Scholastica's Upward Bound (UB) Upward Bound Math & Science (UBMS) and TRiO programs have been successfully providing motivation and post-secondary preparatory support to area high school students since 1993. Each year the UB Program works with 79 low-income, first-generation youth who have the desire and motivation necessary to successfully complete high school and go on to pursue a four-year college degree.

ABOUT THE PANELISTS: The panelists are Upward Bound graduates from the Duluth area. Panelists attend the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, The College of St. Scholastic, UW-Superior, Augsburg University, and The University of Chicago.


 

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Alanna Rutchasky
Hometown: Orr, Minnesota
College: The College of St. Scholastica
High School: North Woods HS
Year in School: Class of 2023
Major: Educational Studies major and Psychology minor
Alanna’s Places: Softball, Classroom, Work
First Gen?: Yes
Reach out to Alanna on: Instagram @Alanna.Rutchasky 

WATCH ALANNA'S FULL COLLEGE CONVERSATION: WATCH HERE


 

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Davida Fuller
Hometown: Duluth, MN
Graduate School: University of Chicago
Undergrad: Augsburg University ('20)
High school: Duluth East 2016
Year in school: First year of grad school
Major: Clinical Social Work
Davida’s Places: TRiO support services, summer bridge scholarship, Pan-Afrikan student union, campus kitchen.
First Generation Student: Yes
Reach out to Davida on: Facebook Davida Fuller, email: davidafuller53@gmail.com

WATCH DAVIDA'S FULL COLLEGE CONVERSATION: WATCH HERE


 

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John Sevilleja
Hometown:
Cloquet, Minnesota
High School: Cloquet High School
University: University of Minnesota
Year In School: Class of ‘22
Current major: Computer Science
John’s Places: PES (President's Emerging Scholars) an organization for helping and encouraging first gen students, trivia nights
First Gen: Yes
Instagram: @johnsevilleja

WATCH JOHN'S FULL COLLEGE CONVERSATION: WATCH HERE


 

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Lexie Erickson
Hometown: Duluth, Minnesota
High School: Two Harbors High School.
Year In School: Class of 2023
University: University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Major: English with a minor in Mass Communication and a certificate in editing and publishing.
Lexie’s Places: Outdoors Club and Honors Program.
First Gen: Yes
Reach Out to Lexie on instagram: @alericksonj

WATCH LEXIE'S FULL COLLEGE CONVERSATION: WATCH HERE


 

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Ian Johnson
Hometown: Two Harbors
High School: Two Harbors High School
College: University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Year in School: Class of 2021
Major: Finance, Marketing and Business Analytics
Ian's Places: Students Accounting and Finance Association, Carlson Live & Learn LLC (freshman year)
Reach out to Ian by Email: joh13801@umn.edu

WATCH IAN'S FULL COLLEGE CONVERSATION: WATCH HERE


 

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Kirsten Glader
Hometown: Wrenshall, Minnesota
High School: Cloquet Senior High School
School: College of St. Scholastica
Year in School: Class of 2023
Major: Social work and psychology
Kristen’s Places: Cheerleading
Are you a first-generation student?: Yes
Reach out to Kirsten on: Instagram @kiki4046 and Snapchat @ Kiki.ashh

WATCH ALANNA'S FULL COLLEGE CONVERSATION: WATCH HERE


 

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Isaac Boedigheimer
College: College of St. Scholastica
Hometown: Cloquet
High School: Cloquet Senior High
Current Year in College: Class of 2021
Current Major: Exercise Physiology
Isaac's Places: Men’s Cross Country and Indoor/Outdoor Track and Field, Students Today Leaders Forever (STLF), Exercise Physiology Club
First Generation: yes
Reach out to Isaac on Instagram: @iboediisaac

WATCH ISAAC'S FULL COLLEGE CONVERSATION: WATCH HERE


 

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Samantha Seboe
Hometown: Cloquet, Minnesota
High School: Cloquet Senior High School
Year in College: Class of 2023
University: University of Wisconsin Superior
Major: Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice
Samantha’s Places: Choir, TRIO SSS program at UWS, Campus spots (doing homework), work
First Gen?: Yes
Reach out to Samantha on Facebook: Samantha Seboe | https://www.facebook.com/samantha.seboe

WATCH SAMANTHA'S FULL COLLEGE CONVERSATION: WATCH HERE

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