These students made a commitment to get their high school diplomas. Read how it changed their lives.
A high school diploma is more than a piece of paper. It’s an entry point into a better future. For these Best in Class students, a diploma was just the beginning.
Breeonnah began her first year at a traditional high school three weeks into the school year. Her family was struggling with money, lived in a shelter for a period of time and food was scarce.
Ebony is one of five children, and was a star student throughout her earlier years in school. She was on the honor roll and poised to rise up in the ranks of her local public school. However, this was not meant to be.
Working full time during the day and attending school at night, he found new hope. Within two years, he graduated and even went on to a Career and Technical school for HVAC repair. Because someday, Joshua’s going to take on the family business.
She graduated with a 3.3 GPA and is now enrolled in community college working toward a degree in the medical field.
Keaton graduated from North University in June of 2009. He went on to Palm Beach State College to complete an associate degree in Science. Now he’s attending Palm Beach Atlantic working toward a Pharmacy doctoral degree.