North's Anna Deogratias Selected to be Student Speaker at the AVID

Posted by Community Relations at 5/3/2016

Anna Deogratias, a senior at North High School, was selected to be the student speaker at the AVID (Avancement Via Individual Determination) Summer Institute in Denver, Colorado this summer. She will be speaking in front of approximately 3,500 educators from all around the country. She was one of the three students selected to speak (out of thousands of applicants) at this national event. AVID pays for her flight and hotel and she will receive a college scholarship from AVID, as well.  She is the fourth ever from Arizona to be selected to speak at this conference and the first from Phoenix Union.   Her AVID teacher, Rita Lopez and Anna Ruiz, the AVID Coordinator, will travel to the conference with Deogratias this summer.