Brainerd Dispatch: 'We're not those kids': BLC students create business, bust stereotypes

Brainerd Dispatch: 'We're not those kids': BLC students create business, bust stereotypes
Posted on 11/20/2018
This is the image for the news article titled Brainerd Dispatch: 'We're not those kids': BLC students create business, bust stereotypesOften subjected to different treatment than other high schoolers, a group of students at the Brainerd Learning Center want to break the stereotypes associated with their school.

"When we tell people we're from this school, they often think that we're just bad kids," 10th-grader Macey Whitlock said. "They think that I'm not a good kid, I'm not the same as them."

"Everyone just assumes we're dumb, we're bad kids, and we're druggies or dropouts," 10th-grade classmate Abbey Thurstin said.

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