SAN BERNARDINO, CA. — Arroyo Valley High School in San Bernardino has been named a 2015 Gaston Caperton Opportunity Award school by the College Board for providing underrepresented students with the support they need to succeed academically. Arroyo Valley is one of four high schools nationwide to receive the award in 2015 and will receive a $25,000 award to apply toward programs that encourage more students to attend college.
“All students deserve the opportunity to succeed. The Gaston Caperton Opportunity Award honors schools like Arroyo Valley that are making good on their commitment to deliver that opportunity every day,” said David Coleman, president and CEO of the College Board. “Today we celebrate Arroyo Valley High School for showing how great classroom instruction, challenging courses, and daily hard work and practice make all the difference in the lives of students.”
College Board representatives announced the award for Arroyo Valley High School at a celebratory event on November 6, at the annual College Board Forum in Washington, D.C.