Award Winner

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Steven Taveras

Twelfth Grade, Young Men's Preparatory Academy

Steven is an inspiration to the Latino community and is the true meaning of “YES YOU CAN”. Steven came to the United States 6 years ago not knowing English and endured bullying and other issues. Currently, Steven will be graduating in the top 3% of his class and is a Posse Scholarship Winner with full paid tuition to Franklin & Marshall College and was also accepted to 4 other universities with scholarships as well. Steven is also part of the Health Information Project and is very passionate about helping others to better themselves and bring up their self-esteem. Steven embodies what it means to persevere and continue on the path to success.