NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 06, 2009
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(Fresno, California: Natalie Morales) The Doctors Academy, a program founded by Dr. Katherine Flores†† in Fresno, California, schools to help mostly Hispanic students pursue careers as doctors featured; details given about Flores’ background. [FLORES – explains what the students need to learn; recounts her tough childhood; reacts to the students’ success.] [Sunnyside High School senior Jessica MORALES‡- says she taught me to never give up.] [Program graduate Julio ROMERO‡- says if not for the program he’d be out doing bad things.]
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