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Ruth Caraballo Cardona

Ruth Caraballo Cardona

Puerto Rico | 2019
Ruth Caraballo has been making an impact on education throughout her 30+ year career. Since 2016, Ruth has led the Advanced Placement (AP) Mathematics Program at her school and has spent numerous hours after school tutoring students. Thanks to this additional effort, her students scored the highest in Puerto Rico from 2017 to 2019 in AP Mathematics. In addition to this accomplishment, the College Board of Puerto Rico and Latin America has recognized her with the prestigious Adolfo Fortier award for multiple of the past several years.