Category: Youth Profiles

‘You Should Be Proud’

Twenty-five MacLaren youth were honored with diplomas and certifications at a June 26 graduation ceremony.

Nine Receive High School Diplomas in Tillamook

Trask River High School at Tillamook Youth Correctional Facility and Camp Tillamook celebrates graduates at June 21 ceremony.

Youth in the Community Celebrate Graduations

This spring, 119 youth on OYA parole or probation earned their high school diplomas or GEDs.

‘I’m Proud of How Far I’ve Come’

OYA youth’s dedication to getting to school pays off with not only graduation, but a prestigious four-year scholarship.

Youth Earn New Title: College Graduate

Meet the five youth in OYA facilities who are earning their college degrees with the Class of 2019.

Thank You from a Foster Youth to Foster Parents

A MacLaren youth who was once in foster care designed and created an appreciation gift for OYA's foster parents.

Cutting for a Cause: 19 Youth Donate Hair to Charity

Oak Creek YCF Youth Alissa M. wanted to give back to a charity that helped her when she lost her hair at age 10.

OYA Youth Learns About Research Firsthand

Kathryn S. has been interning with OYA’s research department for more than two years.

Weld with Pride: OYA Youth Enroll in Unique Welding Course

Young Women’s Transition Program youth enter the only non-destructive materials testing program in Oregon.

OYA Youth Earns Right to Shred His Criminal Record

STAR Court in Marion County provides the opportunity for a clean slate.