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Northwest Catholic High School Graduates Told To Be Leaders, Be Bold And Take Risks

Northwest Catholic High School Graduates Told To Be Leaders, Be Bold And Take Risks

Northwest Catholic High School's 161 graduates were told Wednesday night to be leaders, pursue opportunities where they could fail, be bold and take risks.

"The new leadership is called collaboration, let me repeat that — collaboration is the new leadership," Franklyn D. Chang, a graduate of the class of 1986 who grew up in the North End of Hartford, told the graduates at the Cathedral of St. Joseph.

Chang offered different pieces of advice to the young men in green robes and young women in white robes — to not focus on choosing the right path, but to make the best decisions they can at the time; to be bold, take risks and embrace failure; to sit down and enjoy a...

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