Meet the 2021 Beat the Odds Scholars
Navigating school as a student with autism hasn’t always been easy, but Luis meets every challenge head on. He will be the first in his family to attend college.
Anya’s dad passed away when she was in elementary school, sending a shockwave through her family. School was a bright spot during those hard times, allowing Anya to focus on building a brighter future.
Lily switched schools so frequently growing up that it was difficult to make friends. Instead, she forged bonds with her teachers. This fall, she’ll take her first step toward a career in medicine.