Nailea Espinal Baires

Palmdale High School
Palmdale, CA

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.

Scholarships Awarded in 2023: NSHSS First Generation Scholarship

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.