AdvancePath and Core Graduation:
In their own words, 19 students shared advice or words of wisdom about graduating from AdvancePath and
the Core program at Burchell High School:
Dakota Davis (not
achieved my goals.” Mariah wants to be a teacher.
easy to give up. Don’t. Give it your all.” Rebecca plans to continue in the
MSBSD at Career & Technical High School, earning a certificate in nursing,
with plans to attend UAA in nurse training.
with 32.5 credits, he says, “Follow your dreams to the fullest.” He wants to be
a nursing assistant.
Jesse White—“Do the
work!” Jesse is planning to continue automotive mechanic’s training at AVTEC.
wanted to graduate as a junior and I did.” Ashylyn plans to be a make-up
Diane Ryall—Diane also
wanted to graduate as a junior and earned more credits in a year than any
student in AP. “Do the work!”
Cyrus Kenney—“I liked
working at my own pace.” Cyrus wants to get a job in information technology.
showing up.” Liking the work at his own pace, too, Levi wants to join the U.S.
the Burchell High coffee shop, Michaela set a goal to “graduate by Christmas of
2016” and she made it! She also graduated in the top 10 percent of her class as
a UAA Scholar.
Abby Lampley—Abby has
a job and will now have more time to devote to it, but also plans to attend
Mat-Su College next fall. Abby has an amazing story—she was told she would never
graduate, having brain surgery as a child. On her own, Abby has graduated,
having perfect attendance this year!
Logan Hollie—“Show up
no matter what.” Logan plans to get a job in culinary arts.
Levi Smith—“Don’t be
afraid to ask for help.” Levi is a musician and hopes to make it his career.
day is a day closer to graduation” was his mantra.
the hard work.” Praised by Wasilla High School Safety Officer, Mike Bonadurer,
Jeffrey liked studying in his own work space. He hopes to continue his studies
in chemistry, and earning higher degrees.