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  1. Apr 2015
    1. The NewsHour’s April Brown introduces one student who tackled all of that to become high school valedictorian and a freshman at one of the nation’s top universities.

      I think that Rashema Melson is a very smart and intelligent girl who has worked hard and earned to go to Georgetown. She doesn't let her homelessness get in the way of her path to success and she even became valedictorian of her high school.

    2. What is the Value of a High School Diploma?

      I think that the value of a high school diploma is extremely important in a young adult's life because without it, you can't go to college. College is important because employers judge you based on the ranking of the college you went to and you can get a better job that gives more pay with a higher value of a diploma.