West Charlotte high senior serves low-income students in spare time

Jaylen Lowery, a West Charlotte High School senior, has been an IB student since he was in the sixth grade. The rigorous academic program gave him a heavy workload and deprived him of sleep. But at the end of the school day, Lowery takes time for others.

He works at UrbanPromise Charlotte, a faith-based literacy and education center, where he tutors low-income students and helps with their after-school programs.

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