"Joshua was born and raised in New Orleans. Shortly after his father died, Hurricane Katrina further devastated the family. Joshua fled from his housing project as the water rose, fearing the worst because he cannot swim."
- Despite the Odds, Student Succeeds at Austin Can!
"Before James arrived at Fort Worth Can! Academy’s Campus Drive campus two years ago, he had been a struggling sophomore in high school, a year and a half behind on his credits to graduate. Today, he has completed all of his credits an"
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"This story was submitted by San Antonio Can! High School''s Ready to Work Coordinator, Charlotte Chew."
- Success Story - Armandina
"My name is Jorge Garcia. I was raised in a bad neighborhood on the Eastside of Austin. My parents worked, so I was never taught by them. I hung out on the streets all day."
- Jorge's Success Story
"Amanda, 2003 Dallas Can! Academy graduate, realized after graduation that she’d learned more than she expected. Not only did she learn mathematical equations, English literature and scientific practices..."
- Perseverance Pays Off for Graduate
"Unable to adequately satisfy the credit requirement set at her former high school, Brit’kne began listening."
- Can! Grad Faces Adversity and Leads by Example
"Giving up should never be used in anyone's vocabulary because giving up should never be an option."
- Ravyn's Success Story
"Seventeen year old Crystal knew her life was heading in the wrong direction. After realizing the combination of hanging around the wrong crowd and surrounding herself with people who were really not supportive or encouraging friends, she knew"
- Houston Can! Supportive Learning Environment Key To Grads Success
"Beginning my first year of high school through what was supposed to be my junior year, I had no priorities or motivation to go to school."
- Stacey's Success Story
"To start out I'll explain where I'm coming from. I was born in Arkansas on May 1992, and spent the next 9 years of my life moving from state to state and many towns in between."
- Matt's success story.