ODESSA, Texas (Nexstar) – A west Texas student reached a major milestone in the face of adversity.
Romeo Ramirez suffers from cerebral palsy and is bound to a wheelchair.
Today he accepted his bachelor’s degree in criminology from UTPB.
“Well considering when I started here, I didn’t even think I was going to make it through the first semester,” said Ramirez. “I’m extremely proud of myself.”
Romeo plans to earn his masters degree.