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Outstanding Youth Report: July 2024 Martin Rivera

Martin Rivera recently graduated from Questa High School with the class of 2024. He was nominated for our Outstanding Youth Report for July!

Rivera has been volunteering with the Questa Fire Department for two or three years, intermittently. He says he loves this work and gets a big dose of adrenaline from volunteering. He also says he loves helping people when they need help.

Rivera has his sights set on a permanent position with the Los Alamos Fire Department in the future, but plans to continue working with the Questa Fire Department, serving the northern Taos County community.

He says his family is a big motivating factor for him, always pushing him to do better and chase his dreams.

The Questa Fire Department works with high school student volunteer firefighters. He says, “don’t be afraid to give it a try. We always need more people in the profession and in our department in Questa. It wouldn’t hurt to get out of your comfort zone and give it a try.”