LaRose, Rising Praise Brevard High Classmates
Last updated 7/29/2020 at 4:03pm
When Alessandra LaRose first entered Brevard High School, she knew almost no one because her family had just moved here from Maryland.
"It was hard for me to try to find a friend," she said. "I was a little bit scared. My first day I ate lunch by myself in a teacher's classroom."
But then she was befriended by Maddie Hall and slowly began to make friends with her classmates.
"I had two classes with most of the same people," she said. That familiarity allowed her to develop friendships while remaining true to herself.
"It's important to remain positive," she said. "I had to break out of...