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SVA Voices • Fredy Esquivel: 
As a part of our mission in aiding veterans with their transition into higher education and civilian life, SVA shares the stories of student veterans through our
SVA Voicesseries in the hopes that, through storytelling, we can change the narrative surrounding veterans and inspire the next generation of student veterans.

To inspire others to chase their careers following graduation, Fredy Esquivel, a student veteran from the University of Washington-Seattle, shares his story:
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Fredy Esquivel served in the U.S. Marine Corps prior to pursuing his Bachelor of Arts in Public Health at the University of Washington - Seattle. On campus, Fredy is the President of his SVA Chapter, as well as the Student Mascot Handler for the university. Off campus, Fredy serves as a fellow for The Mission Continues.

 

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SVA Voices: Pete Kiernan

As a part of our mission in aiding veterans with their transition into higher education and civilian life, SVA shares the stories of student veterans through our 
SVA Voices  series in the hopes that, through storytelling, we can demonstrate the successes of student veterans across the country and inspire the next generation of leaders.

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Pete Kiernan served in the U.S. Marine Corps before making his transition into higher education. He is currently pursuing his Bachelors in Political Science at Columbia University in New York City. Kiernan has been an active leader in the SVA Chapter, U.S. Military Veterans of Columbia University and is a current SVA Scholar, having received the NBC Universal-SVA Scholarship. He is also a founding member and current President of the Ivy League Veterans Council, an organization founded to study, address, and resolve under-representation by U.S. military veterans in the student populations of elite academic institutions. They advocate forundergraduate recruitment of military veterans, campus integration and academic growth, and provide networking opportunities and ensure post-graduation success.

 

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SVA Voices: Christian Grosjean

As a part of our mission in aiding veterans with their transition into higher education and civilian life, SVA shares the stories of student veterans through our SVA Voices series in the hopes that, through storytelling, we can change the narrative surrounding veterans and inspire the next generation of student veterans.


Christian Grosjean served in the U.S. Army before transitioning into higher education at Santa Monica College.  Currently pursuing his Bachelors in Business, Christian is also a member of the Santa Monica College’s SVA chapter and was a 2015 SVA Scholar, receiving the General Dynamics Community College Scholarship.

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SVA Voices: Audrey Stewart

 

As a part of our mission in aiding veterans with their transition into higher education and civilian life, SVA shares the stories of student veterans through our SVA Voices series in the hopes that, through storytelling, we can change the narrative surrounding veterans and inspire the next generation of student veterans.

 

To kick off July, Audrey Stewart, a student veteran and recent recipient of the Raytheon Patriot Scholarship shares her story:

 

 

SVA Voices: Timothy Jones

 

Student Veterans of America prides itself on inclusion and celebrating the diversity of the many student veterans that make up SVA Chapters across the country.

 

The purpose of SVA Voices is to amplify the stories of these student veterans. During the month of June, we are celebrating LGBT Pride Month with stories from LGBT student veterans and allies who’ve made LGBT history. 

 

NEXT: Student Veteran Timothy Jones Talks About Serving in the U.S. Navy During the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Era

  

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