Two Centaurus High School students, Dayan Garcia-Zea
(sitting at left) and Keisha Jiron, learn about NCAR
from Yvonne Mondragon (standing at left) and Nita
Razo in the Communications office.
The students came here on April 15 for the Latinas
Building Bridges in Education conference. Some 79
Latina middle and high school students signed up
for the annual event, where they were paired with
mentors who gave them insights into the working world.
The conference, sponsored by the Boulder County Latina
Women’s League, seeks to encourage students
to set their sights on college.
“It’s an important opportunity to show
the girls what they can accomplish,” says SCD’s
Dorothy Bustamante, who helped organize the conference
with ACD’s Teresa Rivas. The two women are
co-presidents of the Boulder County Latina Women’s
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