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In Their Own Words: Clara Loose

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Rhema Thompson
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WJCT

This week marks a milestone for many high school seniors across Duval County: Graduation. 

As schools around the district celebrate, we'll bring you the personal reflections on learning and growing in the district from a different graduate each day this week.

Tuesday was commencement day for seniors at Robert E. Lee High School. Among the graduating class is Clara Loose who came a long way from the scared freshman, just out of home-school, she once was.
 
She shared the insight she's gained along the way with WJCT's Rhema Thompson.

This story is part of American Graduate - a public media initiative made possible by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to help local communities implement and identify solutions to address the high school dropout crisis.

You can follow Rhema Thompson on Twitter @RhemaThompson.