At East High School last week, students in Ben Richardson’s college admission prep class used their phones to take a picture of a sample scholarship form. Clockwise from left were Jessica Tran, Verenise Salcedo, Abraham Fierro, Adrielle Acosta and Cristina Zambrano.
At East High School last week, students in Ben Richardson’s college admission prep class used their phones to take a picture of a sample scholarship form. Clockwise from left were Jessica Tran, Verenise Salcedo, Abraham Fierro, Adrielle Acosta and Cristina Zambrano. JOHN SLEEZER The Kansas City Star
At East High School last week, students in Ben Richardson’s college admission prep class used their phones to take a picture of a sample scholarship form. Clockwise from left were Jessica Tran, Verenise Salcedo, Abraham Fierro, Adrielle Acosta and Cristina Zambrano. JOHN SLEEZER The Kansas City Star

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