The holidays are traditionally a time we spend with friends and family but Angelo Granado has found that family can also come in the form of good friendships. (11-26-21)

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Students Rising Above: Angelo GranadoThe holidays are traditionally a time we spend with friends and family but Angelo Granado has found that family can also come in the form of good friendships. (11-26-21)
SRA Scholar Works to Help Immigrant Families in OaklandElizabeth Cook reports on an East Palo Alto Students Rising Above scholar who helps families with the Newcomer Wellness Initiative (11-19-2021)
Former Bay Area Scholar Thrives with Tech Job, Growing FamilyElizabeth Cook reports on how a former SRA scholar found success with the support of his onetime girlfriend and now wife (11-12-2021)
Students Rising Above: Earvin BucknerCollege can be a struggle for first-generation students and students of color. Earvin Buckner experienced the process first hand and he's determined to help others navigate higher education. (10-29-21)
Students Rising Above: Nayeli MartinezThis week's Students Rising Above scholar Nayeli Martinez lost precious time with her dad just when she needed him most. (10-22-21)
SRA: Students Rising Above Scholar, Advisor Give Each Other Friendship, SupportElizabeth Cook reports on the special familial bond that developed between a Students Rising Above scholar and her advisor (10-15-2021)
LGBTQ+ Students Rising Above Scholar Overcame Challenges to Excel at CalElizabeth Cook reports on a scholar who overcame homelessness, LGBTQ+ challenges to excel at UC Berkeley (10-8-2021)
Students Rising Above: Centurion Barron Dreams Big, Helps OthersHaving many talents and abilities is a hallmark of all Students Rising Above scholars. But so is being smart, focused and curious. SRA scholar Centurion Barron is no exception. (10-1-21)
UC Merced Scholar Excels at Math and Engineering Despite HardshipsFor some college students math can be a bore, but for Jair Martinez, it's a way to focus on problem solving skills in the classroom and in life, especially in tough situations. (9-24-21)
Students Rising Above: Vicki Diaz RodesMany students find themselves questioning their career paths after graduation from college. Vicki Diaz Rodes found herself looking close to home for her future job success. (9-17-21)
Richmond College Grad Uplifts Her Hometown Through JournalismAs a DACA recipient, Students Rising Above scholar María Fernanda Bernal’s passion for social justice is personal. Elizabeth Cook reports. (9-10-21)
SRA Scholar Uses Camera to Help Photo Subjects Heal from TraumaMost of us have heard the old adage that a picture's worth a thousand words. SRA scholar Paulo Orozco would agree because he uses his camera as a tool to tell the stories of others in need. Elizabeth Cook reports. (9-3-21)
SRA: Mason PhoenixElizabeth Cook reports on Students Rising Above scholar Mason Phoenix and his passion for music (8-27-2021)
Students Rising Above: Abigail SantiagoMost parents hope when a child goes off to college they will hear from them at least once in a while. For Abigail Santiago, calling home is a daily comfort for both her and her family. Elizabeth Cook reports. (8-13-21)
Oakland Scholar Gets a Second Chance at a Rare OpportunityElizabeth Cook reports on an Oakland student who got a second chance to take advantage of a special internship (7-30-2021)
Students Rising Above: Rodaisha JamesElizabeth Cook reports on how an East Bay scholar learned slowing down and self-care are keys to success after a major loss (7-23-2021)
Students Rising Above: Oakland Scholar Finds Peace of Mind in NatureMichelle Griego reports on an East Oakland student who is pursuing her family's dream to become their first student to attend college (7-16-2021)
Students Rising Above: East Bay Scholar Excels at Science and SoccerMichelle Griego reports on East Bay student who has earned honors since arriving from Yemen (7-9-2021)
Student Overcomes Loss to Embrace AdventureMichelle Griego reports on Students Rising Above scholar Alyssa Burton faced the challenge of her mother's mental health issues through art (7-2-2021)
East Oakland Student and Activist Heads to UC Santa BarbaraMichelle Griego reports on an East Oakland student who overcame challenges to graduate with honors and gain admission to UCSB (6-25-2021)
SRA Scholar's Story on KPIX Attracts Attention From His Dream CollegeSRA scholar Isreal Laviene revealed his dream school is Morehouse College in Atlanta. After his story aired, that dream school called KPIX to get in touch with him. Michelle Griego reports. (6-18-21)
Students Rising Above: Veronica ToscanoWhen she was just six years old, this week's Students Rising Above scholar experienced a tragedy no child should ever have to go through. Now she's sharing her story as a way to help others heal. Liz Cook reports. (5-28-21)
Students Rising Above: East Palo Alto Woman Channels Heartache Into Helping OthersMichelle Griegos reports on how Carina Bustos weathered a tough family break-up, but turned heartache into a passion for helping others (5-14-2021)
Students Rising Above: Giselle Chiprez RamirezThis week's Student's Rising Above scholar saw her little brother hospitalized with a rare condition. Michelle Griego reports how she turned her concern into motivation. (4-23-21)

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