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 become an engineer. I want to fight for equality.
Hillsboro High, Hillsboro SD
I want to make other people happy for the rest of my life.
Gordon Russell Middle, Gresham-Barlow SD
I want to save people's lives so families don't have to lose somebody they love.
W.L. Henry Elementary, Hillsboro SD
I want to continue to develop my mental discipline through sports and education.
Crater High, Central Point SD
I want to get a college degree in education and shape young minds.
Nestucca Jr/Sr High, Nestucca Valley SD
I really love every single animal, and I want to learn about their mysteries.
Jewett Elementary, Central Point SD
I want to be a farmer so we can have food. I also want to be a taxidermist like my dad.
Nestucca Valley Elementary, Nestucca Valley SD