American Graduate Champion: Thomas Martir

KLRU shares the inspiring stories of the people that are making our community a success! As part of our American Graduate initiative, we’re honoring American Graduate Champions that have been submitted by the community.

thomas-martirToday’s Champion is Thomas Martir. Thomas is an AmeriCorps College Forward division counselor at Crockett High School. The recognition letter submitted by the community said: “He is a champion because he has always been there for me in the hardest times. Many times I’ve wanted to give up on going to college but he has always picked me up and helped me keep going. He motivates me and helps me with the struggles of figuring out my future. He’s always been there for me and I can never thank him enough.”

Do you know someone in our community who is working to improve high school success for students throughout Central Texas? Recognize them as an American Graduate Champion! American Graduate Champions can be students who work as mentors, business leaders who serve as role models, school officials making changes to better the system, parent activists, and even struggling students who are overcoming obstacles in order to graduate.