Spring 2022 Graduate Stories

Every year BRCC celebrates an outstanding class of graduates. Every graduating class is special. Here are just a few of the stories of the BRCC Spring 2022 graduating class.


Tykacchii Williams

Don’t Give Up
Graduate Tykacchii Williams Lost Everything in the Great Flood, but Refused to Give Up

Amber Hawkins

This is just the beginning
Medical Assistant Graduate Amber Hawkins is Ready to Begin Next Chapter

Shelly Heeren

My experience here has been very rewarding
Nursing Graduate Shelly Heeren Returns to School After 20 Years

Ethan Kelley

You can do anything you put your mind to.
Automotive Graduate Ethan Kelley Persevered Through Weekly Four-Hour Commutes For Class and After Hurricane Ida Hit His Family Hard

Jamira Yarbrough

Everyone has their own set time and season to shine in life
Graduate Jamira Yarbrough Breaks Family Cycle and Sets New Path

Milena Marrero

Don’t be afraid to try. The first step is always the hardest
First Gen graduate Milena Marrero says this accomplishment is a triumph for her family

Terina Washington

Never give up on your dreams
Accounting graduate Terina Washington pushes through to earn her GED and then her college degree 

Fabian Chukwuemeka

Work hard and don’t get distracted
Fabien Chukwuemeka Overcomes Barriers, Graduates Pre-Engineering Program with Honors


Allyson Silva

Charting a New Path
Working mother Allyson Silva returns to school, starts new career following pandemic downsizing.