Yanice Barajas Vera, who’s graduating from Roberts at Chemeketa, leads by example, even when that means volunteering to get pepper sprayed.
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Monica Lamas attended three high schools and took five years to earn a diploma, but was adamant with her counselors: she didn’t want to drop out like several friends did.
Jeanette Aguirre started at Roberts High School as an office worker, but found students crowded around her desk after learning she could relate to their experiences. She’s one of 89 local educators nominated for a 2023 Crystal Apple award.