Nailea Espinal Baires
Nailea, a first-generation college student, is enrolled in the University of California, Los Angeles School of Nursing. She is a first-year student who participates in extracurricular activities and school organizations. She is adamant about earning her bachelor's degree in nursing and intends to attend graduate school to become a nurse practitioner.
College can be challenging, from filling out financial aid, enrolling in classes, choosing a major, and making new friends. The NSHSS First Generation Scholarship recognizes first generation college students for their academic and leadership initiatives.