Sergio Acosta

By August 26, 2019Scholar Spotlight

Scholar Bio

My name is Sergio Acosta and I’m a recent graduate of San Marcos High School. As an incoming freshman to Cal State San Marcos, I have chosen to major in Computer Science. During my 7th and 8th grade year at San Marcos Middle, I went into a few electives that allowed me to get a better understanding of computers and how they worked. It wasn’t until I took an IT Academy class in high school that I started to get a better understanding of different programming languages and networking. My hope for the future is to become a Software Developer and work for a company like Google and use the skills I have acquired to create products and services that people are able to enjoy.

How the San Marcos Promise Impacted You

The San Marcos Promise has impacted me by giving me the opportunity to serve my community through different events and meet new people. Being in the San Marcos Promise, has also helped me financially and given me the chance to continue my education.

Something About You That is a Surprise

This past summer, I was able to attend the Google CSSI program at Cal State San Marcos, were I got to meet other developers and work with another group of students to create our own website.

Scholarship Awarded

PACE Promise

Current School

CSU San Marcos

Current Major

Computer Science

Current Year


3 Traits that Define You:

  • Dedicated
  • Responsible
  • Patient

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