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Calder Katz Chooses Farming Over College

Helena Liikanen-Renger |
June 9, 2013 | 11:46 p.m. PDT


While Calder Katz, a senior of Venice High School has never been much of a school person, there is one class he has enjoyed immensely: the daily landscaping class. 

Miss Pollock’s class has given Katz so much that after graduation he will head overseas to do some farming. He is not in a hurry to rush into college.  In this audio slideshow we visit the school garden, where Katz has his own plot of land.

For a full audio report, listen here.

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