Social and Environmental Responsibility Report

Making Higher Education More Accessible Embry-Riddle works to make higher education accessible for everyone, worldwide, including military service members, veterans and their families. For one military family, pursuing an education through Embry-Riddle turned into a trend. A top-ranked lacrosse player and member of the Civil Air Patrol, Sara Isabelle “Izzy” Villacorta flew a helicopter before she had actually gotten her driver’s license. As a

sophomore in high school, she decided to pursue a dual-enrollment program, continuing to take classes at her local public school in Cummings, Georgia while starting an associate degree in Technical Management at Embry-Riddle’s Worldwide Campus.

Her educational goals sparked an idea for her

father and two big brothers, all current or former military, to do the same. Soon, Izzy’s

father Tony Villacorta and his two sons – Antonio, 22 and Christian, 20 – joined Izzy in learning through Embry-Riddle.

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