When they enrolled their son Chris in Camino Nuevo Charter Academy as a kindergartener, the Romeros probably wouldn’t have bet that he’d eventually receive acceptance letters from 13 elite universities, including Yale, Dartmouth and MIT. But this spring, that’s exactly what happened to this first-generation American.
Chris chose Harvard, which he’ll begin attending this fall. He plans to major in molecular biology to prepare for a career as a pediatric cardiologist.
He credits Camino Nuevo with providing him with the support, encouragement and rigorous academic training that he needed to reach such heights. Watch this video and learn more about Chris’ incredible story!