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CREC Greater Hartford Academy Grads Urged To Think And Create

CREC Greater Hartford Academy Grads Urged To Think And Create

The 98 students in the CREC Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts's Class of 2017 found opportunities to express themselves in their high school careers in many different ways.

No longer within the realm of the school student speaker Olivia Mitchell called "a second home," the graduates were challenged with staying artistically engaged and using their voices to bring positive change at the academy's commencement ceremony Friday night.

Keynote speaker Nelba Marquez-Greene, an alumna of the academy, told the graduates "our world is broken with fear."...

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