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SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT PROFILE William Rivera, Pueblo East

Wearing an orange flannel shirt, William Rivera crouches down for a photoWilliam, a 4.0 scholar who graduated fourth in the Class of 2024, received a $4,000 Gear Up Scholarship and a $2,000 East Alumni Foundation Scholarship.

As an Eagle, he was part of Drama Club, AVID, Gear Up, Free Book Library Club, Speech and Debate (co-captain), volleyball, Talon Team, Prom Committee, National Honor Society, and the Pro-Start/Catering program.

William plans to attend Pueblo Community College and then the University of Northern Colorado to pursue a degree in American Sign Language Interpretation.

His career goal is to become an ASL interpreter and a voice actor.