Adan Rivera Gomez

Paul M. Hodgson Vocational Technical High School

Nomination Statement

“Adan Rivera-Gomez is a senior in the Dental Assisting Program at Hodgson Vocational-Technical High School where he is ranked first in his graduating class with a 4.19 GPA. Adan is a member of the Hodgson soccer team, HOSA, NHS, LYNK Club and Student Council. Outside of school, Adan volunteers his time at the Latin American Community Center, a local middle school and the Newark Senior Center. Adan also enjoys playing baseball and running. His future plans include attending Delaware Technical and Community College to become a Dental Hygienist. Adan is the son of Adan Rivera and Marisol Gomez of Newark.”

“I believe everyone has a motive or inspiration in their life, something that truly drives them to work hard and accomplish their goals. I am blessed to say my family has raised me in a way which influences me to work hard for my goals. My parents and family have always been by my side, and believed that I can reach my dreams. They are who keep me going and encourage me to be persistent with everything I do.”