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Jenna Grayson

Off the Beaten Path

Traditionally at LHS, students graduate high school and attend a four-year college. Some students, however, decide to take different paths. By taking a gap year, enrolling in military programs, attending college outside of the country, or by combining their undergraduate and graduate experiences, these seven students decided to alter the post-high school norm.

Gabby Basler

Allie Hansen

Maya Trott, Staff Writer

Enlisting in the military or going to a military academy are not the only ways to join the military. Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) is a program common on college campuses that prepares students to join the military after college is over. While during one’s freshman and sophomore year there is no requirement to give service, starting a student’s junior year, they must contract with the mi...

Anne Hong
Emily Moubayed

Maria Mutis-Ruiz

Maya Trott, Staff Writer

While most students spend their senior year trying to figure out where in the United States they’re going to like living for four years, Maria Mutis-Ruiz was trying to figure out where in Europe she was going to go. Earlier this year, she decided that she was going to go to Madrid, Spain, to attend school. This decision was largely because she already knows the language, in addition to her w...

Daniel Oh
Ryan O’Malley
Becca Smrz
Ima Wasemann
Addison Whitney

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