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Orgullo Latinx Pride: College Updates

CONGRATULATIONS to FOUR of our six seniors who have applied to 4-year universities and have gotten acceptances to colleges already! Some are still awaiting decisions from a couple more schools like The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University, but their futures are already looking bright!

Our senior Daisey Gaspar Samayoa who has been in Orgullo Latinx Pride since 2017 has been accepted to Appalachian State University, East Carolina University, Elon University, Guilford College, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

Our senior Kevin Manzanarez who has also been a member since 2017 who was one of the youth program’s Representative from April 2018 to April 2020, has been accepted to Appalachian State University, East Carolina University, North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, University of NorthCarolina at Wilmington.

Our senior Lizbeth Rodriguez Ramos who has been a member since 2017 and was the second Representative for OLP has been accepted to Appalachian State University, East Carolina University, Elon University, Guilford College, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

Our last senior Vania Llerena Mezones who joined OLP as a junior has been accepted to Guilford College and Meredith College, and is awaiting responses from Elon University, and Duke University.

We are so proud of these four seniors! Daisey, Kevin, and Liz will be our first cohort who will graduate from our program having been in the program for their full 4 years of high school! They are now working diligently with our Program Manager on scholarship applications to help pay for college. Let’s wish them luck!

 


A Huge Thanks to our Youth Program Sponsors!




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