First graduates of Mother Teresa school in Regina rise above tough circumstances
From roots planted in the troubled north-central neighbourhood of Regina has blossomed a unique group of youth who are making strides to break the cycle of poverty that is their everyday reality.
The students are graduates of Mother Teresa Middle School, a Grade 6-8 school in the heart of a gritty inner city neighbourhood. From the first class of 17 that began in 2011, 11 students have graduated high school and 10 will commence higher learning this month. Four more will continue their high school studies while one is gainfully employed.
The success stories are quite an accomplishment for students raised in