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Craig Venter himself is already a scientific legend due to his role in the sequencing of the human genome. But one aspect of his story is less well-known, and shows how scientific talent can emerge from unlikely sources: In his case, the U.S. Navy and community colleges.

More than 400 students and members of the college community turned out on May 5 to celebrate outstanding student achievement at CSM’s annual Scholarship Awards Reception. Following remarks by Mike Claire and Diana Bennett, Academic Senate president, the awards were presented to each of the scholarship recipients.

Two College of San Mateo journalism students have earned top honors in writing contests that included two and four-year college students throughout the state.

Much hasn’t gone well in Foster’s young life, but she’s not complaining. In fact, she’s thriving despite — or even perhaps because of — the medical, emotional and other challenges she has endured.

Amber Klink looks back on her young life and credits CSM in getting her to where she is today.