“We are the Champions!” The announcement was made loud at clear at Booker T. Washington High School Monday morning. When Principal William Aristide mention during the morning announcement that the school’s football team was both state and national champs, the student body cheered.
It was a morning of new classes, new friends, and new challenges for South Florida students who headed back to school Monday but for one tenth grader, the challenges were far greater as he learns to adapt to life in high school in a wheelchair. But even that can’t dampen Aaron Willis’ spirit.
Booker T. Washington High School is surrounded by violence.