Teacher helps visually impaired student build strength, resilience

© Las Cruces Sun-News, New Mexico — In addition to being a special education teacher at Vista Middle School, Mike Montoya (not to be confused with Picacho Middle School Principal Michael Montoya) is also a triathlete. But when he went to the Chile Harvest Triathlon earlier this month in Socorro, N.M., he wasn’t there to compete, but to act as a guide and helper to Las Cruces High School freshman Letticia Martinez, 14, who is visually impaired and was competing in her first triathlon…. READ STORY

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