Meet Boston’s valedictorians
The city’s top students from 2005 to 2007 set out to change the world. But then life happened and many strayed from their dreams. Tap or click on a picture to see some of their stories.
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AN EPIDEMIC OF UNTAPPED POTENTIAL
When being smart, working hard, and finishing first still isn’t enough.
NO DOCTORS IN THE HOUSE
None of the Boston valedictorians who dreamed of becoming a doctor has earned a medical degree.
THE EXAM SCHOOL DIVIDE
A select few go to Boston’s prestigious exam schools. Everyone else swims in a sea of mediocrity.