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Park High School graduate Sheka Mansaray returned to his alma mater last week to speak to students about a foundation he started to improve education in his native Sierra Leone. Bulletin photo by Scott Wente

Hoping for 'new beginning,' Park grad starts education foundation

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Sheka Mansaray is not one man out to save the world. He just wants improve one country 50 students at a time.

Mansaray, a 2007 Park High School graduate, said education has created many opportunities for him, and now he hopes to do the same for young people in his native Sierra Leone. The 21-year-old Minnesota State University-Mankato student started a foundation this year to raise money to fund a new education venture for youths in the west African country.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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