L to R Chad Thompson, Lavinia Zanassi, Marie Barbara Estacio, Jing Cai, and Kristina Brower Present, but not included in photo, Cherie Colin, Pcyeta Stroud, and student recipient, Jana May Oclaman

Several Skyline College Staff members were in attendance at the 34th Annual “Our Youth our Future” fundraising breakfast. This event, sponsored by Jobs for youth of San Mateo County, is a year-round program designed to help young people develop job competencies. This year’s program was emceed by Former Assemblymember, Gene Mullin and held at the Foster City Crowne Plaza. The program is dedicated to providing employment services to all San Mateo County youth between the ages of 14-21 years old at no cost to them or to employers.

Aside from being a fundraising event, businesses and youth from the county were awarded for their participation and dedication.  Three of the students receiving recognition were from our very own Skyline College!  Janah May T. Oclaman a sophomore majoring in Natural Science, Marie Barbara Estacio, a student active in both Trio and the Kababayan Learning Community, and Hannah Ticzon, who will be transferring from Skyline College to continue her studies at  California State University of Northridge, pursuing a degree in Radiology.

Article by Lavinia Zanassi and Kristina Brower