Students hone writing, interview skills with Latino success stories

Emma Madera (Submitted photo)

In the fall, the Malheur Enterprise collaborated with the students of the Oregon Migrant Leadership Institute Ambassadors’ Club at Ontario Middle School.

The students learned why journalism is important and some of its basic building blocks, including how to conduct an interview. 

They then had the chance to practice their skills with four community leaders. These articles are the result. They have been fact-checked and lightly edited for clarity and grammar. 


Emma Madera is a senior at Four Rivers Community School who participates in the Mexican tradition of charrería – a specially choreographed way of riding horses.

Emma Madera is an escaramuza from Ontario. An escaramuza is a Mexican drill team for girls that ride horses with both of their . . .