By Amy Maginnis-Honey
Margaret Clark was one of the first inside Willow Hall on Friday afternoon. She quickly secured a seat and patiently waited as her daughter Xiana Emerson’s name was called as one the 76 graduates from the Public Safety Academy.
Clark’s only child dreams of becoming a nurse.
“She’s kind of shy,” Clark said. “Now she’s getting over her shyness.”
Emerson was a member of the first class at PSA. The class that established the familial culture at the school, said Principal Laurie Halcomb. She came on board as they were finishing eighth grade.