Chaquiel Nettles, left, graduates from South High at age 19. Heu2019s pictured here with his mother, Shirley, and younger sister, Destini. Curtis Byers does not graduate. Six months after enrolling at South High, he badly beats a wrestling teammate after an argument. He is charged with assault and probation violation. At age 18, heu2019s sentenced to three years in prison. He is pictured, right, with his defense attorney Francis Amendola.
Left photo courtesy of Chaquiel Nettles - Right (Derek Gee/Buffalo News)