Mentors celebrated as link to success for first generation college goers

| November 11, 2015

By Lisa Irish • Arizona Education News Service • Arizona School Boards Association

Antontrey Begaye knew he wanted to become a physician after doing clinical rotations as a medical assistant in high school while taking career and technical education classes in the Flagstaff Unified School District.

But he wasn’t quite sure how to get there until he received help from mentors Eugene Begay and Kim Kryger at Northern Arizona University’s Educational Talent Search. They encouraged Begaye to apply for financial aid through College Success Arizona and drove him to Phoenix for the interview.

Now Begaye, a recent graduate from Arizona State University with a bachelor’s of health sciences degree, is applying to medical schools.

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