FRANCISCO SOLORZANO, RECIPIENT OF
$1,000 ABEA/L.L. VIA BUSINESS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Francisco Solorzano has been selected as the recipient of the 2016-2017 ABEA L. L. Via
Business and Information Technology Scholarship. Francisco has been a student at Glendale
Community College for the past 1 1/2 years where he is pursuing an Associate’s Degree in
Business. He is successfully maintaining a 3.8 grade point average. He hopes to graduate in
May of 2017. His long-term goal is to transfer his Associate Business Degree to ASU West and
work toward completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. He anticipates that it will take a
minimum of two years to complete the bachelor’s degree.
He works full-time and takes classes in the evening and during the summers. Francisco is
employed by Wendy’s Restaurants in the Main Office.
Francisco is a single father of three children. Although Francisco knows that achieving
his educational goals will be a challenge and at times stressful, he firmly believes the reward will
be worth the struggle. In addition, he will be modeling for his children that anything is possible
as long as you persevere.
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