The Shasta College Shasta Technical Education Program-Unified Partnership (STEP-UP) honored its 2022 graduating class on May 12th in a ceremony at the Shasta College Theater. This year’s graduates earned degrees and certificates in 19 separate academic fields and had an average 3.36 GPA. 10 of this year’s graduates plan on transferring to a four-year university in the fall. This year’s class includes Raymon Curtis, was the Student of the Year, Kaitlyn Miles, is the Emerging Scholar of the Year, and Kayla Kemp, is the CALWORKs Student of the Year. Adrienne Woiton was selected as the Shasta College Student Representative to the 2021 National Conference of Higher Education in Prison’s Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado.
STEP-UP provides support for justice-involved students to earn Career Technical Education Certificates (CTEs) or Associates Degrees. STEP-UP is a partnership between Shasta College, the Shasta, Tehama, and Trinity County Probation and Sheriff’s Departments, California department of Corrections & Rehabilitation’s Adult Parole Unit, the Butte and Shasta County Offices of Education, the Good News Rescue Mission, and the California Heritage Youth Build Academy, the SMART Business Center, the Tehama Job Training Center, and many other agencies across our region.
Please join us in congratulating the 2021-2022 Shasta College STEP-UP Graduating Class.