Johnny Samaniego and Thomas Valles, members 1987 McFarland High School Championship Cross Country Team inspire thousands in El Paso to pursue a college degree
- Publicado: Domingo, 10 Febrero 2019 13:26
“We want to show that we were once these kids. We came from similar backgrounds and faced similar challenges growing up. But what they need to know is that no dream is too big and that through hard work, determination and the support of family and community they can achieve those dreams,” said Valles.
EL PASO, Texas – February 10, 2019.- Today, CommUNITY en ACCIÓN—a nonprofit dedicated to advocating for the Hispanic community in El Paso—held its eighth annual Young Achievers Forum (YAF) at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). YAF is an education focused event that gives at-risk sixth-grade students and their families a taste of college for a day.