Angela Lam is a recent graduate at Clovis community college (CCC) and will be transferring to Texas Tech University (TTU) in fall of 2019 as a junior. She is originally from Anchorage, Alaska, she is a long way from home. Angela is majoring in business with emphasis in marketing—at CCC, she was able to receive first-hand experience through a work study opportunity in the marketing department. She also served as the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) marketing officer at CCC—through PTK, Angela was able to support the chapter in addition to volunteering for school functions. She is also a first-generation college student, and as a result, felt an affinity towards TRiO student support services (TRiO SSS) program. She later became a peer mentor and offered support to many students while guiding them to the various resources the campus offers. She enjoys feeling connected to her community and having the opportunity to give back.