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Meet Your High School Outreach (HSO) Specialist

Meet the HSO Specialist team that work with over 50 high schools in the community! The HSO Specialists assist current high school seniors through the Mt. SAC Connect 4 Process. In addition, the team assist students in learning about all the programs and services Mt. SAC has to offer. Get to know more about them below! 

Annette Monge-Hermosillo, HSO Specialist
Contact Annette:

(909) 310-5276
Schedule Appointment

I work with the following high schools: Bishop Amat, Damien HS, Diamond Bar HS, Coronado HS, Edgewood HS, Nogales HS, Ron Hockwalt Academies, Walnut HS, West Covina HS


Annette's highlights:

High School: Ganesha High School

Colleges Attended: Mt. SAC: Transfer; Cal Poly Pomona: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; University Of La Verne: Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy M.S.

Fun Fact: Likes unusual names for pets!




Blanca Juarez, HSO Specialist
Contact Blanca:

(909) 310-5181
Schedule Appointment 

I work with the following high schools: Diamond Ranch HS, Fremont Academy, Ganesha HS, Garey HS, I Poly HS, Palomares Academy, Park West HS, Pomona Catholic HS, Pomona HS, School of Arts & Enterprise, SEEO, and Village Academy


Blanca's Highlights: 

High School: South Gate High School

Colleges Attended:  East Los Angeles College: Associate of Arts in Social and Behavioral Sciences; University of California, Los Angeles: Bachelor of Arts in Chicana/o Studies with Education Minor; Currently pursuing a Master of Science in Counseling degree at California State University, San Bernardino

Fun Fact: Has traveled to Cuba!




Salote Wailase-Fonua, HSO Specialist
Contact Salote:

(909) 310-5220
Schedule Appointment

I work with the following high schools: Arrow HS, Bassett HS, Covina HS, Fairvalley HS, Glendora HS, Northview HS, Nueva Vista HS, South Hills HS, St. Lucy's Priory HS, and Whitcomb HS


Salote's Highlight:

High School: Arroyo High School

Colleges Attended: Mt. SAC: Associate of Arts Degree in Sociology; CSULA: Bachelor of Arts in Sociology; Azusa Pacific University (APU): Master of Science in College Counseling and Student Development (CCSD)

Fun Fact: Enjoys car Karaoke



Tarik Ross, HSO Specialist
Contact Tarik:

(323) 364-6684
Schedule Appointment

I work with the following high schools: Ayala HS, Bonita HS, Boys Republic HS, Buena Vista HS, Canyon View HS, Chaparral HS/ Ed Jones Center, Charter Oak HS, Chino HS, Chino Hills HS, Don Lugo HS, Rowland HS, San Dimas HS, and Santana HS,


Tarik's Highlight:

High School: LA Center for Enriched Studies

Colleges Attended: Cal Poly Pomona, B.S. Communication; Azusa Pacific University, M.S.College Counseling & Student Development

Fun Fact: Enjoys empowering youth