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St. Katharine Drexel teen serves Muslim Rohingya refugees during gap year

St. Katharine Drexel teen serves Muslim Rohingya refugees during gap year

| Jessica Weinberger | October 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

As a high school senior, Grace Baldus knew she needed time away from the non-stop cadence of student council meetings, orchestra practice and tennis matches to discern her educational path, so she decided to take a “gap year” before starting college. But, rather than focus on herself, she wanted her experience to center on others.

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The gap year: High school grads embrace real-world experiences before college

The gap year: High school grads embrace real-world experiences before college

| Jessica Weinberger | May 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

As a high school senior, Hannah Wolney knew she needed a break. Attending Chesterton Academy in Edina, she was recovering from multiple concussions on the soccer field and had other mental health concerns. While she loved learning, Wolney realized she needed time after graduation to heal and rejuvenate.

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