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New School Confronts Dual Tragedy
NYCity News Service Archives (2009)
  • Joel Schectman
Abstract

The school stands out as a bright symbol of hope in a struggling Bronx neighborhood.

But that hope, as the brand-new Validus Preparatory Academy in Bathgate prepares for its first graduation, has been badly wounded by the murders of two of its students by stray gunfire in just half a year.

Keywords
  • Validus Preparatory Academy,
  • teen deaths,
  • New York City,
  • Bathgate
Publication Date
January 12, 2009
Citation Information
Joel Schectman. "New School Confronts Dual Tragedy" NYCity News Service Archives (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/joel_schectman/1/