American Graduate Champion: Ryan Brittain

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.

ryan-brittainToday’s Champion is Ryan Brittain! Brittain is the wind symphony band director and conductor at Cedar Ridge High School. In this video, Russel Peterson, a student at Cedar Ridge High School, talks about why Mr. Brittain is his champion. “[Mr. Brittain] always says what we learn in music can be applied to regular life… all perseverance put towards music can be put towards academics,” said Peterson.

Watch the video to find out more about Russel’s champion!

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.