Former EOPS Student Wins $1000 CCCEOPSA Scholarship

CCCEOPSA Scholarship WinnerPyae Sone, a former EOPS student, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship by the California Community Colleges Extended Opportunity Programs and Services Association (CCCEOPSA).  He recently graduated summa cum laude with two Associate Degrees, and is continuing his studies in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of California, Davis.  Pyae was also accepted at UCs Berkeley, San Diego and Santa Cruz; and CSUs San Jose & Sacramento.

“Personally, EOPS Counseling, book grants, and calculator loan programs have been vital.  Indeed, I would not be who I am today without EOPS support,” he acknowledged.

Article by Imelda Hermosillo | Photo by Pyae Sone