Thousands of Students,
Countless Stories

Eagles from all walks of life, every corner of the country, and around the globe arrive at the Heights with their own experiences and perspectives. What they share in common is their promise. Your generosity helps make real that promise when you become a Beacon for our students.

Gabe Santos ’22

Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences
Major: Biology
Westfield, Massachusetts

“ If it hadn’t been for my mom’s strength, I never would have had the courage to apply to BC knowing that it seemed financially impossible. I simply could not afford it. My mother has taught me that my circumstances do not define or limit me.”

 
 

Gabe Santos ’22

Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences
Major: Biology
Westfield, Massachusetts

“ If it hadn’t been for my mom’s strength, I never would have had the courage to apply to BC knowing that it seemed financially impossible. I simply could not afford it. My mother has taught me that my circumstances do not define or limit me.”

 

Sophia Rodriguez ’23

Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences
Major: Environmental studies
Queens, New York

“The scholarship has given me the opportunity to come to BC and learn what I am passionate about, so when I go into the real world I can make the biggest impact possible.”
 

Sophia Rodriguez ’23

Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences
Major: Environmental studies
Queens, New York

“The scholarship has given me the opportunity to come to BC and learn what I am passionate about, so when I go into the real world I can make the biggest impact possible.”

Drew Cappel ’21

Carroll School of Management
Concentrations: Accounting, business analytics
Cincinnati, Ohio

“ If I can facilitate a trip during which one out of a dozen people can latch on to something and can carry that forward for the rest of their lives, that’s what Appa was about to me.”

 
 

Drew Cappel ’21

Carroll School of Management
Concentrations: Accounting, business analytics
Cincinnati, Ohio

“ If I can facilitate a trip during which one out of a dozen people can latch on to something and can carry that forward for the rest of their lives, that’s what Appa was about to me.”

 

Steven LeGere ’21

Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences
Majors: Economics, political science
Weymouth, Massachusetts

“I would not have been able to come to Boston College, or study abroad, or do the Catalyst program without a scholarship. Every experience I have had has been possible purely because of aid.”
 

Steven LeGere ’21

Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences
Majors: Economics, political science
Weymouth, Massachusetts

“I would not have been able to come to Boston College, or study abroad, or do the Catalyst program without a scholarship. Every experience I have had has been possible purely because of aid.”

DJhane Valido ’23

Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences
Major: Communication
La Mirada, California

“All this hard work is going to pay off in the long run. I know I might not see results now, but if I keep going I can finally see this masterpiece that I’ve been working on for so long.”
 
 

DJhane Valido ’23

Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences
Major: Communication
La Mirada, California

“All this hard work is going to pay off in the long run. I know I might not see results now, but if I keep going I can finally see this masterpiece that I’ve been working on for so long.”
 

Robert Lydon, JD’22

Carroll School of Management
Boston College Law School
Abington, Massachusetts

“ I was an automotive technician for five years before I even got a bachelor’s degree.”
 

Robert Lydon, JD’22

Carroll School of Management
Boston College Law School
Abington, Massachusetts

“ I was an automotive technician for five years before I even got a bachelor’s degree.”

Zion Johnson ’21, MS’23

Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences
Major: Computer science
Woods College of Advancing Studies
Program: MS, Cybersecurity policy and governance
Bowie, Maryland

“ My mom always says you can’t try to half-do things because that never turns out right. You have to put your all into something or do nothing at all.”
 
 

Zion Johnson ’21, MS’23

Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences
Major: Computer science
Woods College of Advancing Studies
Program: MS, Cybersecurity policy and governance
Bowie, Maryland

“ My mom always says you can’t try to half-do things because that never turns out right. You have to put your all into something or do nothing at all.”
 

Isaiah Puente ’23

Carroll School of Management
Concentration: Economics
Los Angeles, California

“ What keeps me motivated is the realization that I only have four years here. This is just a small glimpse of what I have down the road of my life. I am here for my education, to learn about myself, and to serve the people I want to serve.”
 

Isaiah Puente ’23

Carroll School of Management
Concentration: Economics
Los Angeles, California

“ What keeps me motivated is the realization that I only have four years here. This is just a small glimpse of what I have down the road of my life. I am here for my education, to learn about myself, and to serve the people I want to serve.”

Violeta Epstein, MS’21

Connell School of Nursing
Program: Direct Entry Master’s, Adult Gerontology Track
Newton, Massachusetts

““I’ve bumped into my former elementary school students who are now college students at BC. They ask, ‘Ms. Epstein, what are you doing here?’ I’m like, ‘I go here!’”
 
 

Violeta Epstein, MS’21

Connell School of Nursing
Program: Direct Entry Master’s, Adult Gerontology Track
Newton, Massachusetts

““I’ve bumped into my former elementary school students who are now college students at BC. They ask, ‘Ms. Epstein, what are you doing here?’ I’m like, ‘I go here!’”
 

William Messina ’22

Carroll School of Management
Concentrations: Finance, entrepreneurship, computer science
Sarasota, Florida

“ I want to bring something valuable to the world.”
 

William Messina ’22

Carroll School of Management
Concentrations: Finance, entrepreneurship, computer science
Sarasota, Florida

“ I want to bring something valuable to the world.”

Answer the Call

Join the loyal BC alumni and parents who have made financial aid one of their top philanthropic priorities. Contact us at beabeacon@bc.edu to learn more.