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.

Thank You Expressed in Language of Hard Work
Franklin HighPortland PS
A Better Place to Thrive
Siuslaw ElementarySiuslaw SD
Confidence Soars with the Music
Spencer Butte MiddleEugene SD
Inspired by Memory of Sister
Crane Union HighCrane Union High SD
Beyond the Body’s Limits
Crane Union HighCrane Union High SD
A Doctor to Help the Poor
Beaverton HighBeaverton SD
Road to Future Starts in History
Siuslaw HighSiuslaw SD
‘Back from the edge’
Franklin HighPortland PS
School Taps Gusher of Enthusiasm
Sisters ElementarySisters SD