Georgia Highlands College

Could YOU be the next FCST 1010 Student of the Month? Starting January 2013, GHC's First Year Experience program will be profiling one or more awesome student(s) per month from each of our campuses and from our online classes. For more information, ask your FCST 1010 professor! 

Spring 2013





Cindy Moore

SOM Quote:   "FCST,to me, has meant Fostering College Success through Training. In order to succeed in college, an individual must learn critical life skills."

Heather Garrett

 SOM Quote:  "My favorite thing about this class was the fact that everyone got along and there was never an awkward moment."



Hannah Searcy



Justin Jones

SOM Quote:  “If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.”  - Rene Descartes


David Reid

SOM Quote:  "A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time." - Mark Twain

Pamela Turner

SMO Quote: It's wonderful when you can bring sparkle into people's lives without fading away from your own true color. Keep the hue in you."


Andy Mendoza

Andy is a 27 year old guy. He likes to be called Drew. Born in South Florida and grew up there for the majority of his youth. He’s lived in South Texas for a few years and currently lives in Atlanta for the past five years. Andy likes to surf it is his passion in life. He also enjoys listening to music of all genres, going to concerts is a must, socializing, Exercising, Keeping a healthy diet, Camping, White water-rafting, Snowboarding, Skiing, Being informed on politics. His favorite color is green. His favorite food is sushi. He currently works as a Paramedic and pursuing a career in nursing. He speaks both Spanish and English fluently. His heritage is Mexican American. He would like to live on some island where the surf is always great and common life is affordable. Andy’s biggest downfalls are that he’s severely lactose intolerant and can’t eat peppers. His best traits are that he’s a good person, really easy to talk too and he always keeps an open mind.


Mauricio Beckrich

Antonio Lester



Jessica Westfall


Holly Reyes


Daniel Johnson

SOM Quote:  "I am a 41 year old father of two. I know I'm not the typical student, but I think its important to look for ways to be improving your life, and to remain teachable. I want to be able to be a good example to my children and others that nothing is impossible and it's never too late to follow your dreams."


Alyssa Di Tomasso 


Mercedes Williams



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