TRIO Upward Bound alum featured on KARE 11 news

TRIO Upward Bound alum Salina Vang was featured on KARE-11 news for her creative way to raise money for her first year of college at the University of Minnesota – Duluth.

Vang is a 2014 graduate of Edison High School and the TRIO Upward Bound program, and will be the first in her family to attend college. She is using the personal fundraising website,, to collect donations.

Vang was also one of two TRIO students who met in the spring with Sen. Al Franken and University President Eric Kaler, as part of a college affordability roundtable.