“Work hard, never give up and respect others” is the motto used by ENLACE students.

ENLACE, which stands for Engaging Latino Communities in Education, is a six-week summer camp held at FIU’s College of Engineering & Computing. The program, supported by The Children’s Trust, gives fifth-grade to eighth-grade students a safe space to explore what they want to be when they grow up, while nuturing in them a love of STEM.

“This is my third year supervising the summer camp students, and building relationships with them is what I find the most rewarding,” said Daniela Ochoa, one of ENLACE’s program assistants. “I genuinely enjoy spending time with them.”

This year, Ochoa bonded with students Angela Guerra, Isabella Martinez and Elizabeth Conte, which came to see Ochoa as family.

 

Read more at FIU News.

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