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Letter: Diploma is just the beginning
First Published Aug 01 2014 04:43 pm • Last Updated Aug 01 2014 04:43 pm

Diplomas can only take you so far. You have to want to take yourself the rest of the way. More teenagers are graduating, but only a few are putting those diplomas to good use.

Many teenagers don’t learn the other lessons that go with working for a diploma, such as going above and beyond what is expected of you. They see diplomas as something that can help them get a better job, which they are, but they are also a sign of hard work and determination.

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These teenagers get the sense of accomplishment, but how long will that last?

Shaelee Bott

South Jordan




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