There were 37 students who earned the right to walk across a stage in Pasadena to accept their high school diplomas early this month. They completed their secondary education units through Opportunities for Learning in Canyon Country.
Tionnie Walls, who completed her classes at OFL Canyon Country, was one of the speakers who shared her story with attendees at the graduation. She struggled with the pace of traditional high schools and never believed she could attend college. With help from OFL, she will be attending Grambling University in Louisiana in the fall.
There are 20 Opportunities for Learning Public Charter Schools throughout California. Free classes serve students age 14 and up who have fallen behind in school, want to advance more quickly and graduate early, or need a non-traditional learning environment.
The following students completed their education through Canyon Country’s Opportunities for Learning facility, which is located at 18824 Soledad Canyon Road:
Jonnell Jones Lawson
For more information, visit emsofl.com.