LULAC, District 22, received a grant from Ford Driving Dreams. With this grant, the local LULAC organization has created a new educational program called “Steering into Success”.
According to Eddi Saldivar, Spokesperson for LULAC, District 22, the program is for high school juniors and seniors to help them prepare for college, vocational classes, or higher education after high school. It'll also prepare them for college life, finding scholarships, financial aid, FASFA, and creating resumes. Saldivar went on to say that the program will also involve community service. The program will begin this month and will continue through May, every Monday from 5:30 PM - 8 PM.
There will be an orientation meeting for "Steering into Success" on Monday, October 8th at 5:30 PM, at Ryan Hall, located at 605 N. Main. Juniors, Seniors, and their parents are welcomed to attend the orientation for more information about the program.
Out of over 1,000 LULAC councils nationwide and Puerto Rico, Big Spring was 1 of 10 LULAC Councils awarded the Ford Driving Dreams Grant.