The Patriot Ledger, Quincy, MA By Bonnie Miller Rubin. Despite the fact that they don’t play football, basketball or soccer, Sergio da Silva and Armindo Goncalves were hotly recruited by Joliet Junior College.
The two young men arrived on campus in January, leaving behind their island home in the South Pacific – a leap of faith, considering they are the first members of their respective families to ever board an airplane, much less pursue higher education. More...