WCCO shares story of two students thankful for opportunity
“I do have a lot of things to be thankful for, but mostly it’s my opportunity to be here,” St. Olaf College student Halima Ingabire ’18 tells WCCO-TV.
The CBS affiliate profiles Ingabire and fellow student Norbert Abayisenga ’17, two students from Rwanda who overcame adversity to graduate at the top of their high school class and enroll at St. Olaf.
Just a few months into her first year at St. Olaf, “Ingabire is incredibly grateful for the chance to grow in such a peaceful and engaging setting,” WCCO reporter Bill Hudson notes. “She has quickly embraced why Americans devote a day for giving thanks for what they have.”
“I feel like I have family here,” she says.