WENATCHEE, Wash. —
Rivera’s efforts have been lauded by the University of Washington, giving his program a certificate of recognition last year. The eight students accepted at Washington State University were given certificates in a ceremony in November.
Since then, another student has been accepted into college this school year.
“It’s our responsibility as educators and as a teacher to show outside Wenatchee, show outside what’s at the high school, show them every single thing that’s possible out there,” he said.
“This is the United States. Everyone has a possibility,” he added.
Breaking news, severe weather alerts, AMBER alerts, sports scores from The Norman Transcript are available as text messages right to your phone or mobile device. You decide which type of alerts you want to receive. Find out more or to signup, click here.