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California Conservation Corps Helps Fallbrook Teen Graduate From High School With More Than Book Learning

 

Last updated 7/3/2017 at Noon

Andrea Pacheco

FALLBROOK – Andrea Pacheco of Fallbrook knew when she signed up that the motto of the California Conservation Corps is “Hard work, low pay, miserable conditions… and more!” What she didn’t realize was that the “and more” would include seeing her dream come true of graduating from high school.

“The Corps has taught me more than what I would have learned at my old high school,” said Pacheco. She attended Fallbrook High School, but didn’t complete the classes needed to graduate.

Pacheco often thought about returning to high school; however, her memories of campus life wer...



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