American Graduate Champion: Quinton Black

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.

quinton-blackToday’s Champion is Quinton Black! Black is a coach at Cedar Ridge High School. In this video, Nolan Ferree, a student at Cedar Ridge High School, talks about why Coach Black is his champion. “I’ve only been here for two years, but Coach Black has already taught me how to be a better leader, smarter with my grades, and to participate in service hours,” said Ferree.

Watch the video to find out more about Nolan’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.

American Graduate Champion: Marshall Williams

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.

Screen shot 2015-06-03 at 12.37.55 PMToday’s Champion is Marshall Williams! Williams is a coach and US History teacher at Cedar Ridge High School. In the video, Jill Porter, a student at Cedar Ridge High School, talks about why Coach Williams is her champion. “He gives positive vibes and is always happy. Coach Williams engages his students and makes sure everyone is learning and doing their best,” said Porter.

Watch the video to find out more about Jill’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.

American Graduate Champion: Brit Coleman

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.

Screen shot 2015-06-03 at 12.37.31 PMToday’s Champion is Brit Coleman! Coleman is a World History teacher at Cedar Ridge High School. In the video, Hugo Ramirez, a student at Cedar Ridge High School, talks about why Mr. Coleman is his champion. “He’s one of those teachers you will remember forever,” said Ramirez.

Watch the video to find out more about Hugo’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.

American Graduate Champion: Neil Little

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.

Screen shot 2015-06-03 at 12.38.02 PMToday’s Champion is Neil Little! Little is the Construction Technology instructor at Cedar Ridge High School. In the video, Tyler Wigins and Trevor Maruscak, students at Cedar Ridge High School, talk about why Mr. Little is their champion. “He’s very energetic and fun,” said Maruscak.

Watch the video to find out more about Tyler and Trevor’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.

American Graduate Champion: Jordan Gesch

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.

Screen shot 2015-06-03 at 12.37.46 PMToday’s Champion is Jordan Gesch! Gesch is a track coach at Cedar Ridge High School. In the video, Jordan Ferris, a student at Cedar Ridge High School, talks about why Coach Gesch is her champion. “He motivates his athletes with positivity, determination, drive and perseverance,” said Ferris.

Watch the video to find out more about Jordan’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.

American Graduate Champion: Jason Senegal

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.

jason-senegalToday’s Champion is Jason Senegal! Senegal is a dad. In the video, Isabella and Alaura Senegal, Jason’s daughters, talk about why Senegal is their champion. “He plays with us at the park and helps us with hard words while we read,” said Isabella and Alaura.

Watch the video to find out more about Isabella and Alaura’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.

American Graduate Champion: Cathy Rollins

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.

cathy-rollinsToday’s Champion is Cathy Rollins! Rollins is an AP English teacher at Cedar Ridge High School. In the video, Sonje Olson, a student at Cedar Ridge High School, talks about why Ms. Rollins is her champion. “She genuinely cares about education and will provide a safe environment and will respect your ideas and opinions,” said Olson.

Watch the video to find out more about Sonje’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.

American Graduate Champion: Jeremy Trojacek

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.

jeremy-trojacekToday’s Champion is Jeremy Trojacek! Trojacek is a football coach at Cedar Ridge High School. In the video, Anthony Reyes, a student at Cedar Ridge High School, talks about why Coach Trojacek is his champion. “He’s helped me with both personal problems and football. You can talk to him about anything,” said Reyes.

Watch the video to find out more about Anthony’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.

American Graduate Champion: Andy Esquivel

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.

andy-esquivelToday’s Champion is Andy Esquivel! Esquivel is an English IV teacher at Cedar Ridge High School. In the video, Michael Trevino, a student at Cedar Ridge High School, talks about why Mr. Esquivel is his champion. “He’s inspired me to become a better reader and writer. He can help you with any problems and will always make time for you,” said Trevino.

Watch the video to find out more about Michael’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.

American Graduate Champion: Kasey Misner

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.

kaseymisnerToday’s Champion is Kasey Misner! Kasey is a finance teacher at Cedar Ridge High School. “Ms. Misner has continued to help me even after I graduated. She’s just one of those teachers you feel comfortable talking to. I really feel like she was one of the biggest factors in me graduating with a degree from a good university.” Check out the recommendation video from Cedar Ridge High School for more on Kasey!

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.