Our Students

Colyn-Mulholland

Colyn Mullholland – Graduate

Why are you glad that you graduated from Western Sierra YouthBuild?

“I am very glad to have graduated with Western Sierra YouthBuild because of all the friendly students and teachers. Every day of school I feel welcome and happy to be here. If there wasn’t a school like WSYB, it would have been hard far me to finish high school with a diploma in hand.”

What would you tell other students who are considering Western Sierra YouthBuild?

“If someone is looking to finish high school, and get a diploma, go to Western Sierra YouthBuild to see if it is the school for you. Also, the vocational education is a lot of fun, plus the certifications available are very useful skills to have in life. So overall come to this school, it’s worth it!”


Alex-Lay

Alex Lay – Graduate and Member of the California State Alumni Council for YouthBuild USA

“Being Chosen to represent YouthBuild USA and become a member of the California State Alumni Council was such an honor. It lets me be involved with Western Sierra YouthBuild and other YouthBuild programs across the nation. It has led to me attending conferences in Los Angeles and Sacramento to meet with other delegates from around the state to increase funding for YouthBuild sites across the state. I also get to help spread the word about WSYB in this community.”

Why are you glad that you graduated from Western Sierra YouthBuild?

“I am glad that I graduated from Western Sierra YouthBuild because the resources you have available to you from the time you get to the school all the way through graduation and beyond are amazing. The staff are some of the most caring and compassionate people I have ever met.”

What would you tell other students who are considering Western Sierra YouthBuild?

“If your considering attending Western Sierra YouthBuild i would say do it, you have nothing to loose with this decision and so much to gain. You can have another shot at a high school diploma, and another shot at bettering your life. It was one of the best decisions i have made and I am so grateful that i was able to attend such an amazing school.”


Mathieu-Northway

Mathieu Northway

Why are you glad that you graduated from Western Sierra YouthBuild?

“Because I now have my diploma. I also learned how to work as a team. I will be getting my electrical certificate.”

What would you tell other students who are considering Western Sierra YouthBuild?

“That it is a place to get your diploma and have fun at the same time, and get a few certificates.”