Mel Orellana

Mel Orellano is studying Business Administration at NLC. She is a first-generation student who will be graduating from Northeast Lakeview College this Spring and then transferring to a university to complete a bachelor’s degree with the ultimate goal of obtaining an MBA. Mel is part of the AlamoPROMISE program, the Alamo Colleges District’s program, in partnership with local government, local ISD’s and community organizations, that covers the cost of tuition and fees at one of the colleges within the Alamo Colleges District for San Antonio and Bexar County students who plan to earn an associate degree, certification, courses for transfer or workforce training.

To become an AlamoPROMISE scholar students should be seniors graduating from the eligible high schools.  Learn more about AlamoPROMISE at