KERA: Conrad High School student from Africa heads to Austin

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David Kapuku recently graduated as salutatorian of his class at Conrad High School. (Photo Courtesy: Stella Chavez from KERA)

Recent Emmett J. Conrad High School graduate, David Kapuku, earned his spot as the 2016 salutatorian, but not without challenges to adjusting to life in a new country.

Hear his story of academic achievement, which led him to being accepted to the University of Texas at Austin. He plans to study petroleum engineering in the fall.

LINK:  For This Student, The Road From Africa Leads To Austin


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