Harriet Garelis Scholar (2017)
Sandra is a Diablo Valley College student who plans to a get a Psychology degree in from Cal State East Bay. Although Sandra dreamed of attending college from an early age, familial problems derailed her dreams early on. At 25, she decided to get her GED and a few years later focused on her dreams once again with gusto. She holds a 4.0 GPA and plans to transfer to a CSU with the ultimate goal of getting a PhD in Psychology. She is grounded in her studies and now dreams of helping others take charge of their lives and attain their dreams.