Former Homeless Teen Earns Law School Acceptance
Her young life sounds more like something you would see on an afterschool television special than the formative years of someone who has been accepted into five law schools.
But some 17 years after finding the strength to overcome the challenge of being a homeless teenager – a girl who was on her own and pregnant -- Jamie Lee Lawler has graduated magna cum laude from Southern. And this fall, she will attend the University of Connecticut School of Law with a full scholarship.
The 33-year-old Guilford resident has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in political science. She also has a double minor – history and psychology. Read more
about this outstanding young woman.