What do you think? Whom would you like to thank and why?

By From page A13 | August 18, 2013

Alex Leach

communication coach, Davis:

“My mom. I just had a phone call with her. I’m starting my own business, and she’s just been so supportive of me and my dream.”

Andrew Bostian

student; Ashland; Ore.:

“My friend Andrew. I worked with him this summer, and he’s a good guy. I look up to him, and he taught me a lot this summer.”

Jill Crabill

student, Los Angeles:

“My boss, for having patience.”

Rufino Santos

court administrator, San Francisco:

“That’d be my father, mostly for giving us opportunity and bringing us here to America.”

Stacy Tanaka

engineer, Davis:

“It would be my parents, for supporting me in everything that I do.”

Vanessa Valdez

academic adviser, Davis:

“I’d like to thank Sunshine Vidal. She was a community college counselor from Southern California; I went to Fullerton College. I want to thank her for giving me the courage to apply to UC Davis. I’ve since graduated and I now work there.”

Asked in downtown Davis

Compiled and photographed by Anna Sturla

Anna Sturla

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