Optimists Recognize Meena Ajith as Student of the Year

The Sawnee-Cumming Optimist Club honored Meena Ajith as this year’s Optimist Star Student, the club’s version of student of the year.   She is a 2020 graduate of Lambert High School.  The Optimist Star Student Program recognizes outstanding high school students who have demonstrated excellent academic achievement, leadership, and good citizenship.

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Jesse’s House Celebrates High School Graduates

We have many reasons to celebrate the residents’ at Jesse’s House, but we have a special reason for celebration this time of year. We just had three seniors graduate! That may not seem like cause for a big celebration. After all, we live in a community where it is expected, but for the population we serve at Jesse’s House, graduating from high school is the exception, not the rule. Nationally, only half of foster youth graduate from high school and out of those, only 6-8% graduate on time. Research demonstrates that every time a child changes schools, they lose up to six months of their education and many foster youths may change schools 10-15 times throughout their education.

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