"As it gets closer to the Spring semester of my junior year I know more than ever that I made the right decision to attend Western! My name is Angie Tovar and I am an elementary education major who is also involved in the Honors Program, Pre-Collegiate, Access Programs and the Education Club. My whole life I pictured becoming a teacher and there is no better place to do it than at WestConn. However, this would not be possible without the help of scholarships. As a first-generation college student, my parents did not have the knowledge or resources to help with my education. Through help from staff in the Pre-Collegiate, Access programs, and many other wonderful employees at Western, I was able to receive financial assistance that helped me with my educational expenses. I am three semesters and feeling confident to enter into the rewarding profession of teaching. This would not be possible without donors like you, so please continue helping students like me achieve our dreams."