Christal Millien, 18, from Opa-locka, plants crotons during a beautification day on Saturday at Carol City Middle School. Dozens of students from St. Thomas University participated in the beautification event through a program called Bobcats Serve, which aims to identify and help students tackle the real factors stopping them from going to college.
Christal Millien, 18, from Opa-locka, plants crotons during a beautification day on Saturday at Carol City Middle School. Dozens of students from St. Thomas University participated in the beautification event through a program called Bobcats Serve, which aims to identify and help students tackle the real factors stopping them from going to college. MATIAS J. OCNER mocner@miamiherald.com
Christal Millien, 18, from Opa-locka, plants crotons during a beautification day on Saturday at Carol City Middle School. Dozens of students from St. Thomas University participated in the beautification event through a program called Bobcats Serve, which aims to identify and help students tackle the real factors stopping them from going to college. MATIAS J. OCNER mocner@miamiherald.com

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