Elizabeth Cook reports on an Oakland student who got a second chance to take advantage of a special internship (7-30-2021)

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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)
Students Rising Above: Versia GipsonFor Versia Gipson, home is where she wants to be, with her mom who also happens to be her best friend. The USF sophomore and her mom Alice Gipson are the best of friends. Michelle Griego reports. (3-19-21)
Students Rising Above: Maximus VegaMichelle Griego reports on how a Petaluma student overcame challenges of homelessness and his father's battle with cancer to excel at school (3-5-2021)
Students Rising Above: Andrea Taylor-AlarcónAndrea Taylor-Alarcón's journey with her new family has been filled with lots of love and special moments but also some heartbreak. Michelle Griego reports. (2-12-21)
Students Rising Above: A’Nya JohnsonStudent Rising Above scholar A’Nya Johnson left her beloved hometown Oakland not just for education but possible future job experience following a passion: her love of music. Michelle Griego reports. (2-5-21)
Students Rising Above: Balbo High Student Strives To Help CommunityThis week's Students Rising Above scholar is a San Francisco activist who uses education as a way to empower herself and others (1-29-2021)
Students Rising Above: Mission High Teen Set Sights On College In AtlantaMichelle Griego reports on Mission High student Isreal Laviene hoping to continue his studies at Atlanta's Morehouse College (1-22-2021)
Students Rising Above: San Rafael Scholar Heads To Oxford For StudyMichelle Griego reports on Marin County College graduate who is already studying at Yale becoming a Rhodes scholar (1-15-2021)
Students Rising Above: A Look Back at 2020COVID-19 and political and civil strife marked the year 2020 and our SRA coverage has reflected that upheaval. Michelle Griego hosts this special look back. (1-1-21)
Students Rising Above: Cynthia Ramirez-ParraWhen Cynthia Ramirez-Parra saw her mother hospitalized, she turned to what some may see as an unconventional place for comfort, her late father's graveside. Michelle Griego reports. (11-27-20)
Students Rising Above: Samir HookerSan Francisco SRA scholar Samir Hooker is only looking at California schools. That’s because Hooker’s mother is battling two autoimmune disorders. Michelle Griego reports. (11-20-20)
SRA Scholars Launch Online Current Events Discussion GroupWith the COVID-19 pandemic keeping most students isolated from their social support systems, many now need a creative and constructive way to express their feelings about current events. Michelle Griego reports. (11-13-20)
Students Rising Above: Jenny HoangFind out how an East Bay student drew inspiration from her mom then found comfort in something sweet. Michelle Griego talks to SRA scholar Jenny Hoang. (10-30-20)
Students Rising Above: LaTasha BrownKPIX 5's Michelle Griego introduces us to an Oakland-based entrepreneur who has a deep faith in herself and others in this edition of Students Rising Above. (10-23-20)
Students Rising Above: Oakland Scholar And Entrepreneur Shows Deep Faith In HerselfMichelle Griego reports on Oakland student and businesswoman LaTasha Brown, who overcame health challenges to excel (10-23-2020)

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