Originally from Nayarit, Mexico, Elida has lived in Oregon for 11 years. She was inspired to attain her GED after learning about Chemeketa’s programs on Univision.
“It is always the right time. The decisions you make today will be the reflection of your future. Siempre es un buen momento. Las decisiones que tomes ahora seran el reflejo de tu futuro.”
Having succeeded in attaining her GED, Elida is a volunteer tutor for Chemeketa’s HEP program motivating others to get their GED. Elida is motivated to continue her education and wants to become a teacher’s assistant for special education students.
Featured graduates were nominated by faculty and staff for their exceptional work at Chemeketa.