Some acquire their diploma easily. Others earn theirs against all odds. These graduating seniors didn’t let life’s blows keep them down.
These neighbors have traded in their backpacks for briefcases to return to their high schools as faculty.
There has been at least one class action lawsuit against Federal Pacific Electric, and the company is no longer in business.
Samuel Bistrian says he saw a young girl in the freezing slush wearing only a pair of sandals. “Her ankles and feet were completely exposed to the elements.”
He’s stepping down from a lucrative job and committing 10 years to the school district.
The four fresh-faced girls sit giggling, bouncing and trying unsuccessfully to sit still under the bright dressing-room lights.
Drunken drivers, empty beer bottles, random acts of vandalism and the occasional gunfight at Gaston and Garland are typical Saturday night happenings.
Hollywood Heights resident Kevin Felton plays strings with the all-volunteer orchestra, which performs romantic and classical styles, baroque and classical church music.
Texas fiddle music is centuries-old music that European settlers brought to Texas, and it evolved over geography and generations.
“It’s more about emphasizing that education is a human endeavor,” Crotty explains.
Crossroads owner Tom Fleming imagined it, but stainless steel fabricator Don Kemp of Kemp Steel in East Dallas made it happen.
This month, play 18 holes or buy a brick.