Last August West Career and Technical Academy opened with 750 students in grades 9 and 10. The school was the last magnet high school planned from a 1998 bond issue. And it focuses on engineering, health and environmental subjects. Six students join us to tell us about their school.
Elsie Powley, Sophomore
Miranda Barrie, Freshman
Stelio Ropokis, Freshman
Stella Carr, Sophomore
Marcy Brown, sophomore
Benjamin Greene, sophomore and Student Body President
FYI for Luis and Dawn Wells: Dawn mentioned going to Sulufoa island, an artificial (man-made) island in the Solomons. You both might be interested in my short story, "American Model," set in Honiara and Sulufoa. I've added a drawing of the island on the web version of there story. See the link on the homepage of my website, http://www.terrymarshallfiction.com. (My wife and I lived for three years on Guadalcanal in the Solomons where we directed Peace Corps programs for the Solomons, Kiribati, and Tuvalu.Terry Marshall –Mar 31, 2011 10:47:03 AM