Las Cruces high school graduates celebrate overcoming challenges

LAS CRUCES – Greater than 1,100 college students are anticipated to graduate from Las Cruces Public Faculties by the tip of Could.

For every of those graduates, there have been challenges and successes on the way in which to getting previous that stage. It has been notably grueling for this group, who needed to handle for 2 years amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Two LCPS grad college students – Hailey Himelright and Angelita Clark – share a little bit about their detour and the guiding lights that introduced them to commencement day.

discover your personal tempo

Angelita Clark, 17, began her highschool profession at Arrowhead Park Medical Academy within the fall of 2019. She transferred to Mayfield Excessive College after a semester after experiencing stress as a result of excessive calls for at college.

Mayfield student Angelita Clark poses for a photo on Thursday, May 12, 2022.  Clark is 17, graduating a year early.

Speaking to his new mentor at Mayfield, he realized that he was on his technique to graduating early.

“The second I moved to Mayfield, I assumed I wished[to graduate early]and talked to my advisors about it,” Angelita stated. “They thought it could be a extremely good factor for me.”

She determined to take additional programs on-line to assist her keep on observe to graduate in 2022.

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