Congratulations to the Class of 2023! Learn more about some of this year's student success stories below.

Nicole Balay

Nicole Balay became involved in the College community by joining student clubs and organizations, published her photographic work in the College's Reflections Literary & Arts magazine, and discovered her passion for education as a math tutor.

Amara Banya

Amara Banya began his journey at PGCC with a strong passion for broadcast journalism and contributed to the PGCC TV award-winning news program, Around Prince George's.

Tyree Brown

Tyree Brown is a media production graduate with a passion for art and animation. Tyree's artwork was exhibited in the Community Art Show and she appeared in two editions of Around Prince George's.

Dillon Hernandez

Dillon Hernandez is a Team Builders Academy graduate who earned six different certifications with the goal of owning his own business.

Fakhreya Mohammadi

2023 Distinguished Graduate Fakhreya Mohammadi came to the U.S. from Afghanistan as an 11th grader. She attended PGCC as a Dual Enrollment student and plans to have a successful career in cybersecurity.

Keiry Valladares

Keiry Valladares began her path at PGCC's University Town Center location, landing a job as a Federal Work-Study student and becoming a full-time employee of the College. She plans to study psychology at Washington Adventist University.