Date of Award


Document Type

Master's Project

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)


STEM and Professional Studies

Committee Director

Ritz, John M.


The following goals were used to direct this research: 1. Determine level of importance of academic excellence within this population; 2. Determine the importance of peer influence with regard to academic success within this population; 3. Determine post secondary school aspirations of members of this population; 4. Determine academic success of members of this population

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