Saturday morning over 100 runners hit the pavement with cold hands and warm
hearts running to make college a possibility for avid seniors at Central high
trying to get all the help we can get to help us go to college," said Karina
Jacobo, Senior, Avid Student.
is the second year for the high school to host the cold hands warm hearts, fun
run, 5k and 10k.
Richard Nash says 11 seniors are graduating from the avid program this year and
what the programs does, is give students a little extra help in reaching their
students who have the desire and the ability to go and be successful in college
but may need an extra push," said Nash.
70 junior and high school students are in the program including senior Karina
Jacobo says she has learned various skills
like organizing; note taking and received the helped she need in areas she
pre-cal class is pretty hard and it was nice having that tutor there every
Tuesday and Thursday and it really helped me get through the class," said
students have to take an avid class and also have the opportunity to learn on a
also have to take AP, honors classes and a lot of our students when they reach
their junior year they'll do duel credit classes with AC," said Nash.
says she will graduate with 47 hours of college under her belt and hopes to
continue her college career and earn a four year degree.
official say that's the whole idea, helping students achieve academic success
now to push them further in the future.
Officials hope to give each student a $500 scholarship to go
towards college expenses.
The students do have to show proof that they are enrolled in a
four year school.
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