RANCHO CIELO

Building Skills Transforming Lives

 

A new program at Rancho Cielo aims to give high schoolers employable skills in the ag business.

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Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 12:45pm

High school in the traditional sense wasn’t for Kassandra Martinez. During her freshman and sophomore years at Everett Alvarez High School, she decided to just stay home, figuring her mom wouldn’t notice because she’d already left for work.

But that plan caught up with her, and Martinez started looking for an alternate path. That path led her to Rancho Cielo, where next week she will enroll in the first class at the nonprofit’s newest academy for agricultural mechanics and electrical.

Read the full story by Sara Rubin in the Monterey County Weekly here.

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