La Follette High School sophomore Anthoine “A.J.” Wright, Jr. is exploring college options in his AVID class, which boosts students in the academic middle toward higher education.
AVID students are placed in a cohort, and they take a class each year with their AVID mentor-teacher. Four years of the class with the same group helps build a sense of camaraderie and support.
“I definitely want to go to Ohio State. They are my favorite college team. I want to go to college for engineering too, and their engineering program is really good,” A.J. said.
A.J. spoke with Cap Times reporter Amber C. Walker about the program. Ben Brewer produced the video: