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Mireya Vigil

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Mireya Vigil believed that higher education was out of her reach until she came to Rio Hondo College and the Disabled Students Programs and Services. Mireya is a single mother of 4 children (ages 5, 8, 17, and 19) and her daughter is currently a full-time student at RHC. Having a learning disability has always made being in the classroom very difficult. Despite these challenges, Mireya was dedicated to getting her education and she wasn't going to let anything stop her.

Mireya has come a long way in her goal to obtain higher education. This Fall she will attend Cal State Fullerton. She has benefited greatly from all the programs available at Rio Hondo College. She has also received special recognitions from DSP&S. These include: DSP&S outstanding student, TRIO Top Student, Transfer Center Certificate of Completion, and the Rio Hondo College Human Services Certificate. Ladies and Gentleman, Mireya Vigil.