MUST READ: Hero who stopped jihadist gunman in France was enrolled in UCC
Umpqua Community College was/is the local college attended by Alek Scarlatos. Scarlatos was one of the 3 U.S. Heroes who took down the jihadist gunman on the train in France recently. Alek was enrolled in this current fall semester (per his Facebook), however he cancelled his classes and took time off to take advantage of an opportunity and complete in Dancing With The Stars.
Alek Skarlatos graduated from Roseburg Highs School and attended Umpqua Community College before joining the National Guard and serving in Afghanistan. He is currently a contestant on the television show “Dancing With the Stars.”