American Graduate Champions

NM PBS General Manager Franz Joachim poses with American Graduate Champions Marvin Procter and Angela Reed Padilla at the 2017 Awards Luncheon held on September 8, 2017 at the Albuquerque Convention Center. An American Graduate Champion commits their time, skills and resources to make sure that young people succeed. He or she is an individual … Continue reading 2017 American Graduate Champions

Lorilei Chavez Native American Liaison / Impact Aid Coordinator, Bernalillo High School Lorilei is a tireless advocate on behalf of keeping Native American children in school and on the path to graduation. Her Native American roots help her to reach out to 11 Pueblos and Navajo tribal communities who send their students to Bernalillo High … Continue reading 2016 American Graduate Champions

David Powless puts on Basketball camps to give Native kids opportunities they may otherwise never know.

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See what our American Graduate Champion Marisol Campos has done to transform the clothing bank at West Mesa High School.

Robb Janov, Rock and Rhythm Teacher at Jefferson Middle School Albuquerque, NM. American Graduate Champion

Gilberto Lobo, Dual Language Team Leader Albuquerque, NM. American Graduate Champion

Robert Baade, Director RFK Charter High School Albuquerque, NM. American Graduate Champion