Just nine years ago, Tani Huddleson was a single, unemployed high school dropout with a newborn baby. She swore she’d give her son a better chance at life, and after earning her GED, Huddleson enrolled in a degree program at University College through the Higher Education Opportunity Program. Five years later, she is doing an internship in forensic science and is on track to complete her master’s degree at Syracuse University. Read her story here.