The latest Umatilla School District students featured in “The Promise of Oregon” public education support campaign are Tristan Cole and Loreli Ortiz.
Both Umatilla High School students, they completed the sentence beginning with, “I am the Promise of Oregon and staying on track to graduate because …” Cole, a senior, said he wants to earn a bachelor’s degree from Oregon State University and change lives through his passion for art. Ortiz said she wants to pursue further education to become a dentist to help people maintain healthy dental hygiene.
The statewide public education support campaign officially debuted in November 2014. It aims to create public support to help meet the state’s 40-40-20 goals and increase student achievement and graduation rates. To view photos and information about the student and more about the Promise campaign, visit www.promiseoregon.org.