Junior Darian Flemming spends his afternoons playing with fourth and fifth graders and his evenings monitoring gymnasium activity at the Dr. James R. Smith Neighborhood Center. He has worked at the facility for several months and thoroughly enjoys helping out.

“I love my job and working with the kids,” Flemming said. “I have learned about working with people with different personalities and that every child may cooperate in different ways.”

Flemming came to Workforce Academy for the opportunity to earn school credit for his work hours and to bring his grades up. In most subjects, he’s now on track to receive an A.

STUDENT FINDS JOY IN EMPLOYMENT

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