- Jun 12, 2018
A volunteer cop from Queens has gone from living in a homeless shelter to studying at Harvard University, and she hopes to be an inspiration for others struggling to improve their lives.
Athena Capo-Battaglia, 18, said she knew that getting a higher education would put her on a path that would change her world.
“I felt I had to get into college because this is not where I want to stay,” said the auxiliary NYPD officer who applied to colleges while living in a shelter. “I was like, ‘OK, this is one way that I can get out and maybe in the future get a good job.’”
Full Story: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/good...o-inspire-others/ar-BBVbSwl?OCID=ansmsnnews11
Edit because I accidentally posted before I wrote anything - sorry