A High School Senior Asks: What Will Be Our Legacy?

This post is by Samantha Funk, a senior at Harborside Academy in Kenosha, Wisconsin.   The College March is a new tradition in which high school seniors march together in early December to mail college applications as part of a school celebration. The tradition began in 2011 at Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School in NYC, with the support of NYC-Outward Bound Schools and Capital One Bank.  This year seniors from 21 schools in 11 cities participated in the College March, promoting the ideal of college access for all and reminding every student who marches –and every younger student who watches–that when their with perseverance, resilience and hard work is met with academic preparation, school support and solid college matches, each of them can earn a degree.  This piece is written by a senior…


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