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Inspirational Student of the Month: Elena Kuglen-Alvarez

Inspirational Student of the Month: Elena Kuglen-Alvarez

Most of us have to work hard to succeed, but for one special student at Health Sciences High and Middle College, no amount of hard work, no amount of challenges and struggles could get in her way. NBC 7's...

Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014 at 09:15 PM PST

Inspirational Student of the Month: Dezarae Frost

Inspirational Student of the Month: Dezarae Frost

December's Inspirational Student of the Month has a knack for bringing people together, knows where she's going in life and makes no excuses. NBC 7's Rory Devine has her story.

Thursday, Sep 25, 2014 at 05:08 PM PDT

Inspirational Student Jacqueline Meza

Inspirational Student Jacqueline Meza

When Jacqueline Meza came to America in the sixth grade, she didn’t speak a word of English. Now, she has a 4.5 GPA and is about to be the first person in her family to go to college. NBC 7 education reporter...

Thursday, Jun 19, 2014 at 07:20 PM PDT

Inspirational Student of the Month: April Lackpour

Inspirational Student of the Month: April Lackpour

After six months in treatment for anorexia, April Lackpour came back strong. She excels in three sports, volunteers with special needs students and is even the reigning Miss Valley Center. NBC 7’s Rory Devine...

Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 03:22 PM PDT

Inspirational Student Kelly Chambers

Inspirational Student Kelly Chambers

Even if you can't speak the language or know the culture, you can connect with people from all over the world through medicine. That's why Classical Academy High School senior Kelly Chambers says she's...

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 at 04:24 PM PDT

Inspirational Student Jonatan Rivera

Inspirational Student Jonatan Rivera

Few of us can honestly say we seize every opportunity that comes our way. But San Diego High School of Science and Technology student Jonatan Rivera can. NBC 7’s Rory Devine explains why he is April's Inspirati...

Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 05:16 PM PDT

Inspirational Student: Jayda Warburton

Inspirational Student: Jayda Warburton

NBC 7's education reporter Rory Devine shares the story of Point Loma High School student Jayda Warburton, our Inspirational Student of the Month for March. Jayda is described by many as friendly, artsy and...

Friday, Feb 28, 2014 at 12:32 PM PST

Inspirational Student: Austin Gatus

Inspirational Student: Austin Gatus

NBC 7's Rory Devine shares the story of February's Inspirational Student of the Month, Valhalla High School junior Austin Gatus. Not only is he an accomplished student, but he's also an accomplished musician,...

Thursday, Dec 19, 2013 at 08:54 PM PST

Inspirational Student Gives to Those in Need

Inspirational Student Gives to Those in Need

This is the time of year when we try to be of service to those less fortunate than ourselves. A student who has committed herself to service all year is our inspirational student of the month. NBC 7’s Rory...

Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013 at 06:48 PM PST

ISOM: Darcie Vargas

ISOM: Darcie Vargas

Incredibly busy Sweetwater High School senior Darcie Vargas is NBC 7's Inspirational Student of the Month for November 2013. NBC 7's education reporter Rory Devine shares her story.

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