Pete Santellano, right, says that the success of Isidro Ochoa illustrates the power of public parks and recreation programs in the lives of youth. Isidro has been with PAL Boxing since age 8. During that time he has won seven national amateur boxing titles and has been ranked No. 1 in the United States in three weight classes. Ochoa will compete for a spot on the U.S. Olympic Boxing Team beginning June 27.
Pete Santellano, right, says that the success of Isidro Ochoa illustrates the power of public parks and recreation programs in the lives of youth. Isidro has been with PAL Boxing since age 8. During that time he has won seven national amateur boxing titles and has been ranked No. 1 in the United States in three weight classes. Ochoa will compete for a spot on the U.S. Olympic Boxing Team beginning June 27. Pete Santellano Special to The Bee
Pete Santellano, right, says that the success of Isidro Ochoa illustrates the power of public parks and recreation programs in the lives of youth. Isidro has been with PAL Boxing since age 8. During that time he has won seven national amateur boxing titles and has been ranked No. 1 in the United States in three weight classes. Ochoa will compete for a spot on the U.S. Olympic Boxing Team beginning June 27. Pete Santellano Special to The Bee

Pete Santellano: Youth need to be our priority

June 17, 2015 5:52 AM