Marco Mares Jr. of Cesar Chavez Serves as a Student Panelist at the Helios Foundation luncheon

Posted by Community Relations on 4/13/2016

Marco Mares Jr. served as a student panelist at the Helios Foundation luncheon, April 13, announcing its College Knowing and Going initiative. The goal is to increase the number of students who compete a postsecondary education. Eighteen partner districts, accounting for 83 schools and representing low-income and high minority populations will receive free ACT exams, assistance with the college application process and student loans through the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

Mares plans on attending Arizona State University and receiving a degree in Public Service and Policy with a focus on Sustainability.  His future goals include earning his law degree and holding office as a representative for his congressional district. He currently holds a 3.63 GPA. Mares has held position of National Honor Society Historian and has completed over 1200 hours of community service since the beginning of freshmen year.