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The Westmont Fund is All About Students

Published: Summer 2015
The Westmont Fund is All About Students

TJ Hardeman ’18 grew up in the Philippines amidst a multitude of Westmont alumni. A graduate of Faith Academy, he followed family tradition and enrolled at Westmont. “I heard such great things about the college from my grandparents and... Read More

The Westmont Fund is All About Students

Published: Fall 2014
The Westmont Fund is All About Students

Zachary Erwin ’15 arrived at Westmont intending to study economics and business and to choose a practical and safe major. But when he took some courses, he realized he wanted to devote his life to something other than business.... Read More

The Westmont Fund is All About Students

Published: November 2013
The Westmont Fund is All About Students

Attending the “brilliant, difficult, challenging and rewarding” 2012 Westmont in Istanbul semester has inspired Joe Bagdanov ’14 to work with the 2014 program after he graduates in December. A religious studies major, he expects to attend seminary. Unsure whether... Read More

The Westmont Fund Is All About Students

Published: July 2013
The Westmont Fund Is All About Students

Ivy Chi ’14 says too many of her high school teachers lacked faith in her. But one took an interest in her even though she wasn’t enrolled in any of his classes. Concerned for her well-being, he made sure... Read More

The Westmont Fund Is All About Students

Published: March 2013
The Westmont Fund Is All About Students

Jonathan Puckett ’13 has served in a variety of ministries at Westmont. For three years, he has worked with high school students at Community Covenant Church in Santa Barbara. “The joy of my life is seeing them mature in... Read More

The Westmont Fund is All About Students

Published: Fall 2012
The Westmont Fund is All About Students

“Living artfully is important to me,” says Talia Sheets ’13. “I’ve always had an affinity for art. Artists need to really see things, and I want to be totally involved in everything in my life, pay full attention and... Read More

The Westmont Fund Is All About Students

Published: Summer 2012
Filipp Kozachuk '14

Filipp Kozachuk ’14 grew up in Santa Barbara speaking Russian fluently—he left his native Ukraine with his family after the Soviet Union dissolved. Knowing no English and bringing little with them, his parents sought the religious freedom and college... Read More

The Westmont Fund Is All About Students

Published: Spring 2012
Felisha Vasquez Class of 2012

Felisha Vasquez ’12, who has performed in seven major productions and three Fringe Festivals, graduated in May as the outstanding senior in theater arts. She hopes to earn a Master of Fine Arts at the University of Missouri-Kansas City... Read More

The Westmont Fund Is All About Students

Published: Winter 2012
Megan Donnelly '15

Megan Donnelly ’15 searched for a college that took both aspects of her life seriously: her faith and her intellect. “So many schools seemed focused on one or the other,” says the high school valedictorian. Westmont offered the integration... Read More

The Westmont Fund IS ALL ABOUT STUDENTS

Published: Fall 2011
The Westmont Fund IS ALL ABOUT STUDENTS

Sarah Chhum ’12 never thought seriously about attending Westmont until she sensed God calling her to enroll. Initially, her father opposed the idea because of the cost. But the former pastor changed his mind when he learned her reason.... Read More