Meet Your SOAR Team Leaders

SOAR Women

SOAR Men

MEET YOUR 2014-15 SOAR Team Leaders:


Flor SorianoName: Flor Soriano
Hometown: Portland, Oregon
Grade: Freshman
High School attended: Centennial Park Center
Program of study: Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree (AAOT)
Must watch movie or must-read book: Heaven is for real, Book: Flowers for Algernon
If you look inside my refrigerator, you’re always likely to find these items: Yogurt, cheese, ham, habaneros, avocados, tortillas and milk.
My ideal playlist includes: Skillet, Taylor Swift and Prince Royce
I chose MHCC because: MHCC offers help with getting tuition paid, they have great tutors and a great variety of courses.
I’m excited to be on the SOAR team because: I love learning new things about our campus and our community. I also love sharing information that can help others.
After MHCC, I plan to: Transfer to a university to get my bachelor’s degree


KennethName: Kenneth
Hometown: Portland, Oregon
Grade: Sophomore
High School attended: Sam Barlow
Program of study: Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree (AAOT), Pre Med!
Must watch movie or must-read book: Books: Lord of the rings, the pillars of the earth, Swiss Family Robinson. Movies: Anything Ridley Scott directs, Lord of the Rings, Secret life of Walter Mitty.
If you look inside my refrigerator, you’re always likely to find these items: Nothing my brother eats it all.
My ideal playlist includes: Journey, Beach boys, of monsters and men, Eminem, David Bowie, Billy Joel, and Matt Maher
I chose MHCC because: It is convenient and a great bang for your buck.
I’m excited to be on the SOAR team because: It provides me with a way to connect with the school, and take full advantage of the opportunity I have here.
After MHCC, I plan to: Transfer to Oregon State University to complete a degree in bio-chemistry. Then on to medical school.


Jayden TwilleagerName: Jayden Twilleager
Hometown: Gresham, Oregon
Grade: Freshman
High School attended: Sam Barlow
Program of study: Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering
Must watch movie or must-read book: The Giver, Firefly, Star Wars, Star Trek, The Lighting Thief series, The Softwire series, Black Hole sun, Megamind, Lotr, and All THE MARVAL MOVIES!!!!
If you look inside my refrigerator, you’re always likely to find these items: Whatever my mom bought and put in there.
My ideal playlist includes: Skillet, Emery, Flyleaf, Red, Maroon 5, Memphis May Fire, JJ Heller, Reliant K, Family fore 5, Scott Stapp and Andy Mineo
I chose MHCC because: Its WAY cheaper than a university, it’s close to home, has a lot of diversity, has great courses and is full of super amazing people!
I’m excited to be on the SOAR team because: I want to learn a ton about the college and meet a ton of new people! I want to help others see and be successful!
After MHCC, I plan to: Transfer to OSU and get my Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering.


Luis DelgadoName: Luis Delgado
Hometown: Portland, Oregon
Grade: Sophomore
High School attended: David Douglas
Program of study: Hospitality Management
Must watch movie or must-read book: All the Marvel Comic Movies!
If you look inside my refrigerator, you’re always likely to find these items: Non-Dairy Creamer.
My ideal playlist includes: Pandora, I tend to change music week by week.
I chose MHCC because: It is convenient and close to home.
I’m excited to be on the SOAR team because: I love helping others!!
After MHCC, I plan to: Major in Business.


Eric PageName: Eric Page
Hometown: Idabel, Oklahoma
Grade: Freshman
High School attended: Gresham High School
Program of study: Business Management
Must watch movie or must-read book: Sherlock Holmes, Marvel Movies, We Were Soldiers, Black Hawk down, Lone Survivor!, Game of thrones! Books: Enders Game followed by the shadow series, Where the Red Fern Grows, Freakanomics, and Fifty Shades of Grey.
If you look inside my refrigerator, you’re always likely to find these items: Ideally- Chicken, bacon, Greek yogurt, fruit snacks, with fruits and veggies!
My ideal playlist includes: Some country back roads music and some hip-hop club jams!
I chose MHCC because: It’s the same education as a university but far cheaper and they have one of the best business programs in the state!
I’m excited to be on the SOAR team because: I’m a very social person and I’ll be able to interact with a variety of people from different backgrounds and cultures.
After MHCC, I plan to: Transfer to Duck University!


Brianna MedeirosName: Brianna Medeiros
Hometown: Stevenson, Washington
Grade: Sophomore
High School attended: Reynolds High School
Program of study: AAOT Transfer degree
Must watch movie or must-read book: Forest Gump
If you look inside my refrigerator, you’re always likely to find these items: Eggs
My ideal playlist includes: Something soothing, a little rock and some hip hop.
I chose MHCC because: inexpensive, close to home, and always has awesome activities around campus.
I’m excited to be on the SOAR team because: I will get to reach out to the community and let them know how awesome Mt. Hood is!
After MHCC, I plan to: Transfer to a 4 year college!


Dayana CoronaName: Dayana Corona
Hometown:
Grade: Sophomore
High School attended: Centennial Park School
Program of study: Cosmetology 
Must watch movie or must-read book: Coach Carter and Honey, Battle Field of the Mind
If you look inside my refrigerator, you’re always likely to find these items: Milk, Eggs, Cheese and Tortillas
My ideal playlist includes: Lecrae, Andy Mineo, Da’ T.R.U.T.H, Bizzle, and Casting Crown
I chose MHCC because: All the resources available to succeed, the community on campus is really engaged in opportunities for one another.
I’m excited to be on the SOAR team because: This team has so much energy and desire to be of help for our community and prospective students.
After MHCC, I plan to: Develop my own small business, settle down and plan.


Cinthia MartinezName: Cinthia Martinez
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Grade: Freshman
High School attended: Reynolds High School
Program of study: Mental Health Human Services
Must watch movie or must-read book: Movies: Transformers, the Notebook, and all romantic movies in general. Books: 50 Shades of Grey
If you look inside my refrigerator, you’re always likely to find these items: Milk and tortillas
My ideal playlist includes: Frankie J, Prince Royce, Banda el Recodo, JT, and Rock
I chose MHCC because: I could save money, there are lots of people here to help me.
I’m excited to be on the SOAR team because: This will be something new for me, and I know they will be my support group in college.
After MHCC, I plan to: Transfer to a 4-year university to study social work.


ROXANNE

ROXANNE, Student Recruiter
Hometown: San Jose, California
Education: Bachelor’s degree in English from Portland State University. Master’s degree in educational leadership & policy from Portland State University.
High School Attended: Leigh High School ( in CA)
Must watch movie or must read book: Books: Fragile Things (Neil Gaiman )Anything by John Green, Unbowed: A Memoir by Wangari Maathai and To kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
If you look inside my refrigerator, you’re always likely to find this item: Guacamole and Orange Juice
My ideal playlist includes: Yeah Yeah Yeah’s, Metric, Modest Mouse, Horse Feathers, Rilo Kiley, Arcade Fire, Belle & Sebastian and I should probably stop listing ones now…
Favorite spot on the Gresham Campus: The Student Union
I’m on SOAR because…I am excited to spread the word about all MHCC has to offer and to help more people transition to college. Also, I get to work with this amazing group of student leaders!


JESSICA

JESSICA, student outreach coordinator/academic adviser
Nickname: Jessy, J.R.
Hometown: Ontario, Oregon
Education: Bachelor’s degree in business from Western Oregon University. Master’s degree in management and organizational leadership from Warner Pacific College.
High school attended: Ontario High School
Must-watch movie or must-read book: Tuesdays with Morrie (Mitch Albom), Godfather 2
If you look inside my refrigerator, you’re always likely to find this item: Milk, Yogurt, Tortillas, Grapes
My iPod, Pandora or favorite mixed CD playlist includes: Everything from pop to hip hop to country, oldies & Christian music
Favorite spot on the Gresham Campus: My cube that’s decorated.
I’m on the SOAR Team because, I supervise this lovely bunch of talented students!
After MHCC, I plan to …what are you talking about? I live here!


SYDNEY

SYDNEY, manager for student outreach & retention
Nickname: Siganee
Hometown: Salem, Oregon
Education: Bachelor’s degree in English from University of Oregon. Master’s degree in educational leadership & policy from Portland State University.
High school attended: South Salem High School
Must-watch movie or must-read book: The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald), Interpreter of Maladies (Jhumpa Lahiri)
If you look inside my refrigerator, you’re always likely to find this item: Taco Bell hot sauce packets, cheese, leftovers, tortillas, and more cheese.
My iPod, Pandora or favorite mixed CD playlist includes: Cat Power, Erykah Badu, Fiona Apple, Fleetwood Mac, and the list goes on…
Favorite spot on the Gresham Campus: Visual Arts Gallery
After MHCC, I plan to keep talking, guiding, and supporting students to get on board at MHCC, learn to cook, & live a merry life.

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