28 August 2014

College Bound ~ Graduates Beating the Odds!

http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/08/27/dorchester-college-bound-program-helps-troubled-students-follow-their-dreams/s1p7XyIy4UxAdDjGrmNy3H/story.htmlTodd Feathers of the Globe spotlights the very compelling Students who had been written off now heading to college...
"College Bound focuses its attention on those considered unlikely to succeed. They seek out dropouts, gang members, inmates, and others with setbacks in their past and aggressively push them toward college. [...] The paths taken by the students to reach Wednesday’s graduation ceremony are filled with heartbreak and hard choices. [Says rising graduate Sanjoana Fernandes-Centieo] “I am so proud about myself because I struggled so hard,” she said. “It’s not the end, it’s just one step to continue my education."
This is epic and I salute the graduates as well as their supporters!

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