PhilaU Graduate Christine Holland Beats Odds to Earn Diploma: Nightline

Recent Philadelphia University graduate Christine Holland, who attended struggling Strawberry Mansion High School, beat the odds to graduate from college, ABC’s Diane Sawyer reported on “Nightline” June 20.

In a follow-up report from four years ago on the challenges facing Strawberry Mansion and its students, Sawyer documented Holland’s journey from high school senior uncertain about whether she would be able to attend college to her walk across the Convention Center stage May 15 to accept her PhilaU diploma.

Watch the “Nightline” report here.

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