From Dr. Melvin Pacheco, 2006 IER Graduate
I strongly believe God opened doors for me by bringing Instituto el Rey to Rio Viejo in 2001. If this school had not come I would have been left behind with the lack of opportunity to achieve the desire of my heart of becoming a medical doctor.
It is known that Instituto El Rey is a Christian school and that it has a high academic level of education and dedication to show every young person the love of God and the principles of living a life with respect and compassion for others. I believe that every Christian principle I have learned I learned at IER. Also, I was well-prepared academically to enter the university when I graduated. As an IER student I learned how to work as a team member, relate to others, express myself and respect a diversity of opinions. IER teaches the whole student (spiritually, socially and academically) and I greatly benefited from this philosophy.
My love for IER has not diminished. It is the core of my being and it continues to play an important role in my life. I am super-excited about being a doctor and ministering to people. My desire is that I can transmit to my patients how they can make their dreams come true and rise up to change their situations that they find themselves in. Through practicing medicine I will also teach people about God and His Plan for their lives.