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About 125 young men and women are graduating today from the Oregon Youth Challenge Program. Board member Dennis Luke says the program is know for helping high school drop outs get a second chance at a diploma or GED. The 22 week program is compared to a boot camp because of its emphasis on discipline and good work habits.  Luke says during the ceremony it’s inspiring to hear the students tell their personal stories. "Many of them will tell you they were doing drugs; they were sleeping in, they were running with the wrong people. And they are turning their lives around. It’s not really a boot camp; but it is a lot of self-discipline and education is a big part of it through the Bend La Pine School District. So these kids are really turning their lives around and some people say they were “throw away” kids and they’ve come back.” Oregon Youth Challenge graduation was at 11 am today at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds. The Oregon Youth Challenge started here in the mid 1990s.

 

 

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