We happen to think our students, alumni, faculty, and staff are the bee's knees. Success Happens Here showcases their experiences with us and their stories; we guarantee they'll make you think twice about how important a college education is (and that special teacher who always cheered you on). Read and be inspired, then tell us your story!
Alaina Sonksen

Alaina Sonksen

Alaina Sonksen thought she had her college education all figured out when she was in high school. She was going to go to a small private college and get a degree in education. Today the SFCC graduate and communications major at Missouri State University in Spr ... Read more about Alaina Sonksen. [Read More]

Steven Lutz

Steven Lutz

Steven Lutz is in a good place. Five years after earning his associate degree from SFCC he’s landed his dream job and just got his first promotion. Although he originally planned to get a bachelor’s degree, Lutz graduated in 2011 with an Associate of Appli ... Read more about Steven Lutz. [Read More]

Mary Wright

Mary Wright

Mary Wright’s kids had a good point: If she told them to get a high school diploma and go to college so they could get good jobs, why wasn’t she taking her own advice? At the age of 46, Mary Wright, a mother of six and grandmother of five, enrolled in the ... Read more about Mary Wright. [Read More]