Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

SFCC Programs Help Teens Attend College.(Journal North)

Byline: Angela Turner Journal Staff Writer

Staffers Reach Out to Students

Two programs geared toward getting high school students through college are giving Santa Fe Community College extra exposure with a targeted group.

While they are separate programs, ENLACE and Aspire to Success are designed to get Santa Fe Public Schools students thinking about college and connect them with community college staff, who oversee the programs.

"It's an outreach and a kind of recruiting we never could have had without these programs," Constance Mierendorf, dean of academic affairs, said Thursday.

Many recent high school graduates are headed to community college from the programs, their representatives said. …

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