Oregon’s public-school students tell stories of determination, courage and an unwavering desire to succeed. From new immigrants to aspiring pilots to a boy fascinated by bugs, these are the young people who will shape Oregon’s future.

Good Feelings Baked Right In
Franklin HighPortland PS
Life Viewed From the Back of a Horse
Crane ElementaryCrane Elementary SD
Sky-high Dreams Begin on the Ground
Sisters HighSisters SD
Social Justice Passion Starts Early
Hazeldale ElementaryBeaverton SD
A Dream to Speak Up for Others
Hazeldale ElementaryBeaverton SD
Better Future Comes at a Cost
Franklin HighPortland PS
When the Words Wouldn’t Come
Sisters HighSisters SD
A Place to Escape the Pain
Siuslaw HighSiuslaw SD
Worldly Outlook, Traditional Core
Franklin HighPortland PS
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