Marya Corriganshe/her Director, TRIO Upward Bound, Fort Lewis College
Marya grew up near Albuquerque, New Mexico. She received a B.A. in Spanish from Bennington College, then was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ecuador for two years. She received an M.A. in Linguistics from the University of New Mexico. Marya has spent twenty years working in programs that help disadvantaged students prepare for educational success. She believes strongly in the power of education to transform lives, and has chosen to make a career of helping individuals plan for and attain their educational goals.