Western Vance High School near Henderson is not your traditional high school. It’s a “second chance” school for students who could not find success at their home school. That means they likely were not going to graduate. And in these times, that also means it would be extremely hard to find a job.
In our series, Perils and Promise: Educating North Carolina’s Rural Students, we talk with students at Western Vance as they move closer to getting a diploma.