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Volunteers In Partnership



Congratulations to the Volunteers in Partnership graduates! 



Makida Yilma
Bachelor of Science
Majors: Finance and International Business
East High School Graduate


Meagen Puryear
Bachelor of Science
Major: Mechanical Engineering 
Minor: Medical Physics
Denver Center for International Studies Graduate

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Sensel Ogbazghi
Bachelor of Science
Major: Biological Sciences
Minors: Chemistry, Psychology, French
Pinnacle Charter School Graduate


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Sonia Carrillo-Astorga
Bachelor of Arts
Majors: Criminology, Communications, Spanish
Abraham Lincoln High School Graduate

Carlos Villagrana
Bachelor of Arts
Major: Political Science
Minor: Gender and Women Studies
West High School Graduate

Makadee Brown
Bachelor of Arts
Majors: Criminology and Psychology
Pinnacle Charter School Graduate


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Tania Molinar-Castillo
Bachelor of Arts
Majors: Psychology, Gender and Women Studies
Abraham Lincoln High School Graduate

Giovana Valladares
Bachelor Arts
Majors: Psychology, Sociology
Minor: Biology
Denver Center for International Studies Graduate

Volunteers in Partnership in the News

Alumni, Cynthia Sanchez, was a focal point in Senator Durbin's speech. He shared her story hoping to inspire the U.S. Senate floor.

Click here to view video of the Senator's speech. 

Incoming VIP First Year Students for the 2016-2017 School Year

We are now in our 26th year of VIP Student Success. Next Fall, we will have 19 incoming VIP students from our partner schools! We are very excited to begin another journey with these 19 students!

2 students from Abraham Lincoln High School 

  • Gabriel Alirez
  • Baneen Rahma

6 students from Denver Center for International Studies

  • Madelin Murphy
  • Pedro Romero-Sanchez
  • Oscar Saenz
  • Hazel Seremet
  • Anten Skrabec
  • Gui Ping Zheng

4 students from Denver School of Science and Technology: Green Valley Ranch

  • Cynthia Perez
  • Angel Stapp
  • Jordan Stauduhar
  • Chhorda Vuth

6 students from Denver School of Science and Technology: Stapleton

  • Sofia Hailu
  • Ellen Kaufman
  • McKenna Medina
  • Misra Said
  • Jasmine Vega-Cuesta
  • Cathy Yanez

1 student from Pinnacle Charter School

  • Brenda Armendariz

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