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 pursue a post-secondary education in math, engineering, or law because I like solving real-life puzzles.
Elgin High, Elgin SD
I believe that music is a language that everyone can understand, and it can bring people together.
Redmond High, Redmond SD
I am not sure what my future holds. There are just so many possibilities out there.
Coquille Valley Elementary, Coquille SD
I am going to put this world together piece by piece through welding.
Grants Pass High, Grants Pass SD
I want my songs to inspire people to chase their dreams and never give up.
John Wetten Elementary, Gladstone SD
I want to be in the WNBA when I grow up.
Stella Mayfield Elementary, Elgin SD
I want to be a robotics engineer so I can solve the world's plastic problem.
M.A. Lynch Elementary, Redmond SD
I am hoping to go to Stanford for college to pursue a career in trauma surgery.
Coquille Jr/Sr High, Coquille SD
I want to be an artist and paint landscapes and flowers to show others the beauty of the world.
Redwood Elementary, Grants Pass SD