Brenda Villarruel


Horacio Vargas

12th Grade Western International High School

Social Media Co-Chair of the Youth Board

Horacio has been involved with Life Directions since his 9th grade year when he participated in the Peer Motivation Program. Since then Horacio has been active in LD's out of school event, field trips, and on its youth board. He is pursuing a career in chemical engineering and participates in robotics. Horacio currently participates in a six-month Saturday series of High School Science and Technology Program through Ford Motor Co., alongside other participants of Life Directions in an effort to provide opportunities to youth from the community we serve. Horacio's favorite quote "If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants" by Isaac Newton.