Mayor Secures $20 Million for College Bound

STOCKTON — Future doctors, lawyers and even astronauts from Stockton were all very excited to hear some of their college tuitions could be paid for on Tuesday.

“I actually was afraid like, ‘Whoa, this is a lot of money,'” Franklin High School junior Yaillin Hernandez said. “I’m going to have to get a scholarship or work hard for this.”

In two years Hernandez says she hopes to be studying pediatric nursing. Now, she feels that will become a reality.

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