Pamela Donoso, program director of the I Have a Dream Foundation—Idaho, won two national awards for her work with the organization’s inaugural class, a group of 46 students entering eighth grade at Wood River Middle School. In her second year with I Have a Dream, Donoso’s students recorded the highest GPA and average attendance rate of any middle school across the foundation, which has 16 chapters across 11 states and New Zealand. Any of her students who graduate from high school will receive a two-year community college scholarship through the program—and 92 percent would be the first in their families to attend college. “I don’t want to take all the credit for these awards,” Donoso said. “Teachers, parents, the entire community is always willing to help the Dreamers. I wish all kids had this kind of support.”

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John Blackman

All of us here at the “I Have a Dream” Foundation-Idaho, would like to take a moment to thank everyone at the “Wood River Women’s Foundation”. Without your amazing support and generosity over the years, all of this would not be possible.

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