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HNHS Scholarship Student Rises Above Challenges

Holy Names High School, Oakland student Brittany DeWeaver was recently profiled in CBS San Francisco's "Students Rising Above" series. Brittany attends HNHS on the Achieve scholarship, which sends promising, low-income kids to private high schools. She was born into a cycle of poverty that is "a cycle of violence, cycle of misfortune, prison, death," but she says "It's a cycle that I didn't want to be a part of." Read more and watch a video that also features HNHS Assistant Principal Kendra Carr at: http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2015/12/04/oakland-student-achieves-success-despite-financial-woes-absent-parents/