Cam Tu Nguyen
College Readiness Teacher & Adviser
Born in Vietnam and raised in Tacoma, Cam Tu is the first in her family to earn a college degree. With the guidance of supportive mentors, she was awarded the Act Six full ride scholarship to Whitworth University in Spokane. After receiving her Bachelor’s of Arts in Cross-Cultural Studies, Cam Tu wanted to give back to her community by serving two years in AmeriCorps as a high school tutor and mentor for students with the most barriers to college. She went on to receive her Masters of Education at the University of Washington in Tacoma and then began her work in college access. She has a long track record of success supporting students in their college journeys at the College Success Foundation, TRIO, and Rainier Scholars. She is passionate about preparing students for college and their career and is excited to begin her journey at Summit Sierra. Outside of work, Cam Tu loves to dance and is a salsa instructor at Salsa N’ Seattle.