Thousands of North Texas high school seniors are preparing to graduate this month, and many of them overcame hardships to do so. But none compare with a McKinney North High School student whose courage after losing her family has inspired everyone around her.
With prom season now underway, one Dallas mother is sharing her story of heartache. Two years ago, Renee Varela lost her son to an underage drunk driver.
Two high school students are on the verge of accomplishing something no student in the DISD has ever been able to accomplish. The teens are about to simultaneously graduate from high school and college.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will deliver SMU’s commencement address on Saturday, May 12, the school has announced.
Graduation rates for Texas high school students increased 1.9 percent since 2002 to just below the national average.
A judge, vilified by Republican presidential hopefuls for banning prayer at a Texas high school graduation, delivered an unusual response on Thursday.
To say Dionte Johnson was a troubled student in Middle School might be an understatement. “Been kicked out 3 or 4 times, got sent to an alternative school for fighting – doing the wrong stuff I shouldn’t have been doing,” says Johnson.
Hundreds of North Texas high school students recently celebrated a major achievement. During a ceremony at SMU, some 200 students not only declared where they were going to college, but also made a commitment to graduate.
North Texas teens are about to celebrate some exciting events, including prom and graduation. But with those celebrations, there is often pressure to drink.
Aaron Morales of Midlothian did everything a senior in high school normally does to prepare for graduations. The 18-year-old created his senior yearbook page and got his picture taken in his cap and gown. The problem is, he never graduated.