By Barry Eberling
Elissa Prusso has some reflections on her graduation from Rodriguez High School garnered from hard experience.
“Even though you go through things in life, if you put your eyes on something, you can get it done, no matter what you go through,” Prusso said.
That might, at first glance, sound like a typical graduation ceremony sentiment. But Prusso speaks these words as one who has been through the fire. During her junior year, she dealt with the illness and death of her mother, 45-year-old Renee Prusso.