A local high school student is gaining national recognition

Onate High School
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 8:31am

A Las Cruces High School student is being recognized for her work with special needs students.

Oñate High School softball player, Alyssa Covarrubia, has gained national attention for winning the Army National Guard Inspiration Award. She was one of 15 in the nation to win the award.

As president of the Advocates in Action program at her high school, Alyssa has helped students with disabilities participate in the Special Olympics Project Unify Softball competition.

Oñate's Project Unify is the largest competition of its kind in the state. Congratulations her Alyssa on her major accomplishment.

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