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Harford alternative ed program's 10th graduating class celebrates overcoming obstacles

Harford alternative ed program's 10th graduating class celebrates overcoming obstacles

"I have learned that I still have a lot to learn," a beaming Nazairah Hines, 16, told her fellow classmates and their relatives and friends Friday morning. The youngest in her class and the mother of a 1-year-old daughter, Nazairah pushed herself to graduate from the Center for Educational Opportunity a year early. The "amazing young lady," as CEO Principal Kilo Mack called Nazairah, was one of 21 graduates from Harford County's alternative education program at the Aberdeen school on Friday. In her speech to the class of 2015 and their friends and relatives, Nazairah mentioned her father as a model for how to rise to a challenge. "At the age of 11, my...

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