Administrators at Guyer High School in Denton County got tired of seeing immigrant kids miss out on college. The school started a new mentoring program with the University of North Texas to bring college students to campus in the hopes that college will seem a little less far away.
Misty Chestnut, an assistant principal at Guyer High, recently stopped sophomore Arturo Lara in the school’s counseling center.
“Did you talk to Mr. Carter about your tests?” she asked.
“Yeah,” he said, with as much enthusiasm as 16-year-old usually muster for adults.
“You got a B!” she said, and gave him a high five....