Intern Spotlight: Adriana Gonzales

Adriana Gonzales is a student at the University of Chicago, and interning with OnTRAC, ACC's college readiness program for refugee and immigrant students. She chose to intern with OnTRAC because she enjoys interacting with students from around the world and presenting the opportunity for cultural exchange with new residents living in her hometown of Denver. She loves working with these students because they are bright and unique, and she believes higher education can help these students achieve the successful lives they envision for themselves. At the end of her first week, she went to Genessee Mountain Park for a challenge course and team building. Her students amazed her with their courage and creative thinking, and by the end of the day they were able to build a wonderful sense of community. She hopes that by the end of OnTRAC her students feel confident and prepared to apply for college.

Adriana Gonzales is a student at the University of Chicago, and interning with OnTRAC, ACC's college readiness program for refugee and immigrant students. She chose to intern with OnTRAC because she enjoys interacting with students from around the world and presenting the opportunity for cultural exchange with new residents living in her hometown of Denver. She loves working with these students because they are bright and unique, and she believes higher education can help these students achieve the successful lives they envision for themselves. At the end of her first week, she went to Genessee Mountain Park for a challenge course and team building. Her students amazed her with their courage and creative thinking, and by the end of the day they were able to build a wonderful sense of community. She hopes that by the end of OnTRAC her students feel confident and prepared to apply for college.