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.

American Graduate Champion: Cedar Ridge High School Track Team

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.

cedar-ridge-track-teamToday’s Champions run with the Track Team at Cedar Ridge High School! In the video, Taylor Repa, a student at Cedar Ridge High School, talks about why the Track Team runners are her champions. “They work really hard and push themselves and others,” said Repa.

Watch the video to find out more about Taylor’s champions!

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: Nikki Pacquing

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.

nikki-pacquingToday’s Champion is Nikki Pacquing! Pacquing is Marc Lucas Pacquing’s sister. In the video, Marc, a student at Cedar Ridge High School, talks about why Nikki is his champion. “She is smart, kind, talented, and helpful,” said Pacquing of his sister.

Watch the video to find out more about Marc’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: Kristi Mitchell

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.

kristi-mitchellToday’s Champion is Kristi Mitchell! Mitchell is a leader of the PALS Program at Cedar Ridge High School. In this video, Allie Turner, a student at Cedar Ridge High School, talks about why Mrs. Mitchell is her champion. “She is very honest and genuine. I can talk to her about anything,” said Turner.

Watch the video to find out more about Allie’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: Kelly Foster

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.

kelly-fosterToday’s Champion is Kelly Foster! Foster is a graphic design teacher at Cedar Ridge High School. In the videos, Peter Nguyen and Ryan O’Malley, students at Cedar Ridge High School, talk about why Mr. Foster is their champion.

“Before taking this class, I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do with my future, but Mr. Foster helped me realize that graphic design is a great creative outlet that can be very fun,” Nguyen said. “Mr. Foster showed me that hard work pays off and helped me realize my potential. He has allowed me to become a better designer and individual,” O’Malley said.

Watch the videos to find out more about Peter and Ryan’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: 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.