WELCOME to Talent Search!


"The object of education is to prepare the young

to educate themselves throughout their lives"

Robert Maynard Hutchins

About Talent Search

The Talent Search program identifies and assists individuals from diverse backgrounds who have the potential to succeed in higher education. The program provides academic, career and financial counseling. It also provides encouragement to graduate from high school and continue on to college. Talent Search also serves high school dropouts by encouraging them to re-enter the educational system and complete their education. The goal of Talent Search is to increase the number of youth who complete high school and enroll in a college or university. 

Talent Search is:

A federally funded TRIO program operated at San Juan College

A no-cost voluntary program for eligible students and their families

An educational program that assists you in your academic planning for college or vocational school.


Contact Information:

Educational Talent Search
4601 College Boulevard
CCC Room 1414
Farmington, New Mexico 87402
Phone: (505) 566-3172
Fax: (505) 566-3554


Yolanda Benally, Director of Talent Search

Brandon Dickson, Bloomfield Schools, Advisor

 Christine Wood, Central Consolidated Schools, Advisor