Clubs tie college preparedness to Hispanic rite of passage

02/2/2009 | Arizona Daily Star (Tucson)

Two Arizona high schools are trying to entice more Hispanic freshmen to consider college by tying academic and extracurricular preparatory activities to the traditional quinceañera rite of passage for 15-year-old girls. The clubs, which are for both girls and boys, "create a college-going culture," said Elizabeth Arnot-Hopffer, associate director of a University of Arizona project to encourage more students to attend college.

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