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Track Stars Feted

by Thomas Breen | Jun 21, 2018 3:11 pm | Comments (1)

Thomas Breen photoNyia White has been running track since she was 6 years old. But the 15-year-old Hillhouse High School freshman decided only earlier this year to really get serious about competitive running, as she saw her older classmates running and winning track meet after track meet.

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Trailblazers And Ceiling-Breakers Hailed At HSC Graduation

by Allan Appel | Jun 20, 2018 8:07 am

Allan Appel PhotoFour years ago Paola Morales came to New Haven from Colombia. The only English she knew was “yes” and “no” and friends communicated with her –  or tried to –  through Google Translator.

She persevered with language and more, and finished High School in the Community (HSC) a year early. She has already completed a semester of courses at the University of New Haven.

She was back Tuesday evening, wearing a white gown, and a broad smile of pride as the valedictorian of the 2018 graduating class of HSC

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