American Graduate Champion Lanny Lowery is a Rancho Cotate High School English teacher recognized for his commitment to helping his students achieve success in the classroom and in life. Supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), more than 100 public radio and television stations have joined forces with over 1,400 partners and at-risk schools across 40 states as part of American Graduate Day.

Music performed by George Sakellariou from the album “Serenata Española.”