The Public Education Foundation’s Scholarships Plus program is awarding $5 million in scholarships to high school seniors and college-enrolled students to support their college and career dreams. Desert Pines High School graduate and current UNLV student Christopher Carrillo-Ortega, who received a life-changing $100,000 scholarship from the Charles and Phyllis Frias Charitable Trust, spoke with the Las Vegas Review-Journal en Español about the importance of applying and the impact the scholarship has had on his life.

Watch the story from the Las Vegas Review-Journal.