"La’Phadra moved to Houston in October from Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was behind in school because her family moved around alot. She said she attended a lot of different schools and didn’t learn as much as she should have."
"All my life I have had to overcome problems that I thought would never happen to me. I was born with asthma, and my little brother was born with Downs Syndrome."
- A Story to be Told, A Story to be Heard
"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
"The halls of Houston Can! Academy are filled with students who were at-risk of not completing their high school education. Nikosha is no different. But what is different is her unwavering determination"
- Determined Student Sets Example for Others
"AJ is an Austin Can! student who will walk across the stage at the upcoming June Graduation Ceremony."
- In Their Own Words: AJ
"Back at my first high school, I skipped constantly and several staff told me “You will never graduate!”"
- Olivia's Success Story
"Having been offered a full athletic scholarship for football, Brian believed he would live his dream of playing at collegiate level, and perhaps even as a professional. That dream, however, ended abruptly due to a serious knee injury."
- Houston Can! Student Graduates From Football to the Firehouse
"Frank has an incredible smile and a great attitude. He graduated in June and is hoping to enroll in community college and is interested in studying to be a pharmacy technician."
"This story was submitted by San Antonio Can! High School''s Ready to Work Coordinator, Charlotte Chew."
- Success Story - Armandina
"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