Tatiana Neri: Top Job

Getting a college degree is not the only goal for Tatiana Neri. She has much bigger plans. “I want my degree so I can become Director of the Good Samaritan Center.” You might say Tatiana is motivated. And she has the full support of John Willome, who happens to be the current Director of the […]

Carissa Staats: Worth It

When Carissa Staats graduated from Fredericksburg High School in 1998, she had no intention of going on to college. But after working at a law office, she decided to pursue her degree. So she started taking classes at Hill Country University Center. But then “life happened.” Carissa quit school, stopped working, and went through divorce. […]

Tatum Tanner, Teacher

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.22″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_image src=”https://hcucenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/TatumTannerBEE6B086617D.jpeg” _builder_version=”4.0.4″ hover_enabled=”0″][/et_pb_image][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.27.4″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] Tatum Tanner is your typical Texas Tech University (TTU) student, whose dream is to teach school. One detail makes her story different. Tatum has cerebral palsy. This condition affects the motor skills on the […]

Holly Robinson: Motivated Actor

Growing up loving community theater, Holly Robinson has already had roles in classic musicals such as Beauty and the Beast, The Music Man, Oklahoma, and Hello, Dolly. No surprise she plans to pursue music therapy and theater. Having Hill Country University Center in her hometown allowed her the flexibility to pursue her theater passions, while […]

Sarah Dishongh: Beating the Odds

“I want to better my life and my children’s lives.” It has taken her 10 years, but Sarah Dishongh is on track to graduate by the end of the year. Like many young people, she didn’t know how college worked. “No one prepared me. But it was a huge goal of mine to graduate college.” […]