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Put Your Best Foot Forward

Alice Opoku is trying to put her best foot forward – “Well I just wanted an intro to the medical field,” says the Rockwood Summit sophomore. “It’ll look good on my college applications. And then I will have the introduction and I’ll do better at school with the courses I’m taking here.”

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Post-Dispatch Features BESt Program

Two years ago, Mario Coronado was considering an engineering or pre-med major in college. Now at 18, Coronado has a full-tuition scholarship to St. Louis College of Pharmacy worth about $130,000, and he’s guaranteed a job at Barnes-Jewish Hospital’s pharmacy for six years after he graduates.

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