Parkland, Florida college students embrace New Zealand on discipline journey
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) – Florida scholar Tyah-Amoy Roberts says that after spending every week in New Zealand, she’s strongly contemplating transferring to the nation for school.
The 17-year-old is one in all one in all 28 college students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas Excessive Faculty in Parkland, Florida, who’ve embraced the South Pacific nation throughout a visit right here to learn to preserve a youth motion going lengthy after a tragedy fades from the headlines.
The varsity in February was attacked by a gunman who killed 17 college students and workers members.
Roberts says she knew virtually nothing about New Zealand earlier than the journey, aside from it was close to Australia, received chilly and windy at occasions, and has no pure predators. However she got here away impressed with the emphasis on indigenous Maori tradition.
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