TSWREIS Women’s Degree College students fulfilling their American dream for higher studies
Shirisha’s parents work as laborers and on securing the international fellowship she said, “I never imagined in my wildest dreams that one day I would board a plane and go to the USA given our family’s poor economic situation.
It’s a dream come true for me and I will be going to New York soon and pursuing a course in early childhood education in Jamestown Community College, New York”.
Daughter of farm workers Preeti’s excitement and joy knew no bounds when she heard about her selection for an agricultural course in Sinclair Community College, Ohio, USA, while Blossom of LB Nagar degree college selected for Baltimore Community College, USA.
The journey of Shirisha, Blossom and Preethi of Telangana Social Welfare Residential Degree Colleges for Women offer a fascinating account of students will to chase their American dream despite hailing from humble family backgrounds. In fact, abject poverty and deprivation didn’t snuff out the indomitable human spirit within them in shining bright in academics.
The trio proved their academic brilliance and English communication skills and came out with flying colors in several rounds of interviews conducted by the American Consulate in India.
The government of United States of America (USA) awarded the prestigious Community College Initiate Program (CCIP), fellowships to these three brilliant students to enable them to pursue studies in community colleges in the USA.
Secretary TSWREIS, Ronald Rose congratulated the students for their stupendous achievement and presented laptops to them.
Secretary said, under the guidance of the chief minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and minister for Scheduled Caste Development Department Koppula Eeshwar, Telangana Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutions have made rapid strides in encouraging students to pursue higher studies and 20 students of TSWREIS made it to the American Community Colleges in the last six year, he said.