It's not every day that students get to see the all-American success story standing in front of their classroom, but that's exactly what Cathryn Geyer's class participated in last week.
Through Partners In Education efforts, Assemblywoman Alyson Huber was scheduled as a guest speaker. With animated flare, she told the students her life story in five minutes. Being born into a family reliant on the welfare system, she lived in no fewer than 10 homes growing up. At an early age, she realized that she must create her own opportunities. Commuting to Lodi High School from a mobile home park in Tower Park, she knew that college was a necessity to open professional doors in her future.
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