Newsviews: From Student to Principal

ByKay Cesinger via WLS logo
Sunday, December 15, 2019

CHICAGO (WLS) -- In 2008, Arriel Azadi Janae Williams graduated from North Lawndale College Prep.

This fall, she became the school's principal.

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It's not a path she would have expected her life to take growing up in the neighborhood.

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But she said she got there thanks to the teachers at North Lawndale.

Now she's working to help her students have the same opportunities. We're talking this morning with Arriel Azadi Janae Williams.

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