Fishing making a difference for high school angler

OPINION: HIGH SCHOOL FISHING MAKES A DIFFERENCE

May 22, 2019  by John Kainrad

Three years ago, Justin Hevey was on the fast track to nowhere.

He had just completed what he referred to as a “pretty dismal freshman year,” and he was about to enter his sophomore classes at Okeechobee High School. The prospects of finishing school were bleak. A high school diploma seemed miles away.

Fortunately for Justin, the winds of change stirred along the shores of Lake Okeechobee, and a little well-timed fate intervened when a local law enforcement officer and a few like-minded parents decided to start a fishing team at the school….Full Story