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Perseverance Prevails
Soldier learns to succeed from those who didn't give up on her
Lugoff soldier succeeds
Pvt. Jennifer H. Roberts of Lugoff receives her high school diploma from Lt. Col. Wm. Kenny Freeman Jr., commandant of the National Guard Patriot Academy, on Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Butlerville, Ind. - photo by Photo by Capt. Kyle Key
BUTLERVILLE, Ind. -- Pvt. Jennifer H. Roberts now knows that the direction of her life was diverted from disaster, and is grateful to the South Carolina Army National Guard (SCARNG) for giving her a second and even a third chance. In 2010, the Lugoff native made it to the second semester of her senior year at Lugoff-Elgin High School and dropped out.