29 Massachusetts students who shine
Leticia Rodrigues do Prado, 19
School: Bunker Hill Community College
Growing up as a child in Brazil, do Prado lived in poverty with little family support. At the age of 15, her mother emigrated to the United States for work, and she was left to raise her younger brother. In school here, she was nominated to USA Today's All-USA Academic Team. She hopes to earn a PhD in clinical psychology and work helping children in need.