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Samantha Long, Automotive Service Management Technology, Class of 2021.

Saints of Santa Fe College – Samantha Long

March 30, 2021 – “I’ve been interested in cars since I was a little girl. I was always excited to buy Hot Wheels. Whenever they had the “boys and girls” toys at McDonald’s, I always picked the Hot Wheels. There was a little collision shop that I would pass by as a kid. I’d see these cars that were totally destroyed and broken. You wouldn’t even think they … Continue reading Saints of Santa Fe College – Samantha Long

Saints of Santa Fe College – Derrick Jones, Ph.D.

November 16, 2020 – Police departments and sheriff departments, they should resemble the communities they serve. I joined the police department in 1996 in Baltimore, Maryland, and back then people were like, “you don’t join the police if you’re black!” But I told them the same thing then that I do now as an educator … Continue reading Saints of Santa Fe College – Derrick Jones, Ph.D.

Ethics Bowl champ offers advice on civil discourse

“The feedback that I get most often when I’m talking to people who have very different political ideologies is that they miss having civil conversations. The professors at Santa Fe were the first that noticed me and took me under their wing to hone my writing and cultivate my philosophy skills. One of those professors, … Continue reading Ethics Bowl champ offers advice on civil discourse

Saints of Santa Fe College – Brittany “Bee” Lynch

October 28, 2020 – The college I went to in California was a Community College that was in my hometown. It was very, very outdated. The library had carpet from like the ’70s – kind of groovy. I studied Multimedia Production there, but it was definitely more theory-based. I came to Santa Fe because I … Continue reading Saints of Santa Fe College – Brittany “Bee” Lynch

Saints of Santa Fe College – Isabel and Carlota Bonnet

July 27, 2020 – Sisters Isabel and Carlota Bonnet both came to the United States after high school, keeping alive the family tradition of going to college in Florida. They both found and fell in love with Santa Fe College. “I feel there’s a stigma against community colleges that I didn’t know existed because I’m … Continue reading Saints of Santa Fe College – Isabel and Carlota Bonnet

SF Electrical Apprentice program student Tylar Barbato

Saints of Santa Fe College – Tylar Barbato

“My dream has always been to become an electrician. Every friend I have had said Santa Fe College is the way to go,” said incoming SF student Tylar Barbato. In SF’s apprenticeship programs, students work with contractors in the industry so they can “earn while they learn.” In addition to receiving a paycheck, the employer … Continue reading Saints of Santa Fe College – Tylar Barbato