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Strong Stories: Yair Muñoz

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HometownHidalgo, Mexico Degree Class of 2015

Yair Muñoz

For many years, college seemed out of reach for Yair Muñoz, due to his immigration status and lack of financial aid.  

However, receiving a Goizueta Scholarship from Armstrong provided him with financial support as well as the support to grow and thrive. “The Goizueta Foundation Scholarship gave me a sense of hope,” he says. “It has been a vital part of my life, and through it I see that it is possible to achieve my dreams.”

After graduating from Armstrong, Yair plans to attend medical school abroad and to become a family practitioner, providing medical care in underserved areas of the world. He credits Armstrong with helping make his dreams come true.

“Armstrong’s commitment to respect diversity and to support high standards of performance creates the perfect atmosphere for the development of any student,” he raves. “It has allowed me to succeed in academics, extracurricular activities, community service endeavors, and achievements beyond my local community. Thanks to Armstrong, I have been empowered with all of the tools necessary to grow not only as a student but also as a person.”