Yvonne Ventura, 18, right, receives some help from Gina Cestaro. art instructor, with her project in a basic design class at Tohono O'odham Community College in Sells. Ventura said her mother always pushed her to go to college. Ventura, who played volleyball, softball and was a cheerleader in high school, is taking two summer course at the community college this summer to prepare for her start at Northern Arizona University in the Fall.

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