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Freshman Edge looks to give incoming high schoolers a leg up

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More than seven years ago, Trent Bennig started a sum­mer program called Freshman Edge to try and help incoming eighth-graders make the adjustment to the high school and help them avoid failing any of their freshman classes.


Back then, almost 43 per­cent of students in the fresh­man class were failing at least one class.

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Jordan Willi
Jordan Willi is a reporter for the New Richmond News. Previously, he worked as a sports reporter at the Worthington Daily Globe in Worthington, Minnesota. He also interned at the Hudson Star Observer for two summers and contributed to the Bison Illustrated sports magazine at North Dakota State University.
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