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Elizabeth Mercado


Elizabeth Mercado

Engineering Major

Elizabeth Mercado's dream was to be the first engineer in her family.

She needed help though.

"When it comes to paying for my education, I can only turn to my own two pockets," Mercado says. "So every penny, dollar, and scholarship is appreciated tremendously by my family and me."

Elizabeth's dream became a reality in June 2012 when she graduates with a civil engineering degree. On the way, she was co-president of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, studied abroad in Pueblo, Mexico, and traveled to Nicaragua for her Senior Design Project, designing a sanitation and wastewater recovery system.

Her story wouldn't have been possible without help from alumni and friends of SCU. Thanks for your support of current students.

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