BTW alumna featured on CNN


A recent Booker T. Washington Magnet High alumna is set to be featured on CNN Newsroom Saturday.

During the recent search to find young people who overcame the odds to become successful, Carolyn James, was discovered.

James, currently a student at the University of Alabama, has overcome many obstacles she faced as a foster child on her journey to success.

Producers from CNN contacted the school to ask for a photo and to talk to her former teacher Foster Dickson about her time at BTW.

James credits his influence and the warm supportive atmosphere created by Principal Starks, teachers and staff for helping her believe in herself. 

The CNN segment airs today. 

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