Shawn Hightower, a freshman at the Hutchings Career Center in Macon, Georgia, regards his "2001" lapel pin. The pins are part of an effort to stem the dropout rate at the school by cultivating a sense of pride and purpose in students.
Shawn Hightower, a freshman at the Hutchings Career Center in Macon, Georgia, regards his "2001" lapel pin. The pins are part of an effort to stem the dropout rate at the school by cultivating a sense of pride and purpose in students. Grant Blankenship / Macon Telegraph
Shawn Hightower, a freshman at the Hutchings Career Center in Macon, Georgia, regards his "2001" lapel pin. The pins are part of an effort to stem the dropout rate at the school by cultivating a sense of pride and purpose in students. Grant Blankenship / Macon Telegraph

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