These are the faces of Oregon’s future – our students. Scroll over or click on these photos to discover why, in their own words, they constitute “The Promise of Oregon.” Enjoy – and share – these portraits!
I want to go to business school and become a real estate agent because I’m really good at making people feel welcome, and I’m good at math.
Spencer Butte Middle, Eugene SD
I want to help animals that are hurt, like if they have a broken leg. I want to go to college to be a veterinarian.
Rigler Elementary, Portland PS
I want to become a surgeon. I want to travel to third world countries and operate on kids who cannot afford care.
Crane Union High, Crane Union High SD
I want to make a new company, a science company, and get jobs to Oregon.
Hazeldale Elementary, Beaverton SD
Animals are really calm with me, so I want to be a vet.
Sisters Elementary, Sisters SD
I can't imagine a better way to help people than to find a cure for cancer.
Siuslaw High, Siuslaw SD
I want to be a scientist. I love experiments, like with gravity.
Howard Elementary, Eugene SD
I want to be a teacher and help little kids because everybody needs a good teacher.
Crane Elementary, Crane Elementary SD