Wildcat Family Tree
Rooted in Connection: The Wildcat Family Tree
Attending college is a significant milestone for any student, but for many, enrolling at Chico State is both a personal achievement and a family tradition.
Five Siblings Fulfill Father’s Dream
Salvador Hernandez left a remarkable legacy as his five children earned college degrees from Chico State, fulfilling his dream.
Mother, Son Turned Classmates Learn From Each Other
Kevin LaCombe and Evone LaCombe were overlapping kinesiology students for two semesters—an experience the mother and son called unique and inspiring.
Crossed Paths Lead Back to Chico
Recreation Administration majors Suzy and Paul McCreary fell in love at Chico State, and they built their lives around their shared love for their school and giving back.
Degrees of Hope and Opportunity
The patriarch of the Yang family wanted to see all of his children earn college degrees. All 10 of them did from Chico State.
Identical Twins Follow Different Dreams
Relying on each other for support, Vanessa and Viviana Mendoza discover their own identity in college.
Thirteen sets of siblings have donned the cardinal and white of the Wildcats, and the men's soccer program’s legacy is becoming intergenerational.