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How Graduated STF Scholar Angélica is Paying Her Education Forward

How Graduated STF Scholar Angélica is Paying Her Education Forward

This past June, Angélica, an STF Scholar in Guatemala, graduated from secondary school—which is an achievement fewer than 1% of indigenous girls in Guatemala reach. (High five, Angélica!)

Now that she’s completed her education, she has her sights set on someone else’s graduation: Erica, her younger sibling. Erica recently enrolled in secondary school, following in the footsteps of her big sister. In her own words, here’s how Angélica is mentoring and guiding her: “I am helping my younger sister by encouraging her to keep going no matter what.”