This episode of Leading the Pack features Dr. Derek Lopez from the class of 1996. Dr. Lopez was a graduate of East High School and a first-generation student at then, the University of Southern Colorado (now CSU Pueblo). He serves as the Executive Director of HSI Initiatives at CSU Pueblo. He shares his story of growing up in Pueblo and moving to California to pursue his PhD before coming back home and making an impact in his community.
The tables are turned in this episode marking the season finale of Leading the Pack. Tracy Samora from the Class of 1994 is interviewed by a special guest host - none other than her son and current media communication student, Brandon Samora, who also serves as REV 89's Sports and Podcast Director. Tracy shares how CSU Pueblo changed her life twice, including special memories made, lifelong friendships she still enjoys today, and her passion for her career serving as the Director of Alumni and Community Relations.
The East Eagles take on the Central Wildcats Friday night on the Revolution! Luke Siggins and James Gavato break down the ins and outs of a huge matchup. You can check out the game on rev89.radio or 89.5 FM in the Pueblo market at 7:00 Friday night!