Nidia Rodriguez’s dedication and passion for her students was recognized during the end of the year Pasco High luncheon. Rodriguez received the Eagle Award for Excellence in service to students! She always strives for excellence in all her work. She builds quick rapport with all her students and makes sure her students are on the road for success. Rodriguez has been a go-getter from the get go. She started working for GEAR UP as a work-study student with OVP I back in 2009 at the GEAR UP admin office. After graduating from Washington State University with her Bachelors in Psychology, she continued her journey with GEAR UP at Pasco High in 2013. Rodriguez's hard work with GEAR UP students and parents is helping make college a reality. She is admired by many!