eNews Highlight: Furr HS alumna on the value of ‘the road less-traveled’

EMERGE graduate gives advice on the importance of taking risks in this week’s edition

Graduating seniors face a dizzying array of choices when considering a college to attend. In addition to selecting programs and possible majors, students have to decide whether to stay close to home or leave everything familiar behind by enrolling in a university thousands of miles away.

In the Nov. 14, 2014, edition of eNews, Furr High School graduate Karen Banda shares the concerns she felt about choosing Smith, and advises other students not to be deterred from attending their dream schools just because of distance.

Other stories in this week’s edition include:

  • A look at the three student-art designs chosen to grace this year’s holiday greeting card and details on how families can order them
  • A feature on a Wainwright Elementary School teacher who is helping her students “embrace the struggle” of learning to write well
  • A story about Jones High School students’ efforts to combat Ebola by organizing a collection of medical supplies to send overseas

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Click here to see the full issue for Nov. 14.