WTNH: Saying thank you for New Haven Promise


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The New Haven Promise feature on WTNH can be seen by clicking here.

The New Haven Promise feature on WTNH can be seen by clicking here.


Jeff Valin, WTNH:

The New Haven Promise program is designed to help more students achieve the dream of a college education.

Now, one of the first students to benefit from the program is sharing his story with young people at his former school.

A young man full of promise, successful in part because of New Haven Promise : 19-year-old Jordy Padilla has come a long way since coming to the U.S. from Ecuador when he was just seven.

“In my case, I was undocumented, plus, it was hard,” said Padilla.

He earned a New Haven Promise scholarship as part of its inaugural class in 2011.

Continue reading at WNTH.com


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