Allene David raises her hand for just about every question Dr. Bernadette Boozer poses to her forensic psychology night class at Trinity Washington University in the District of Columbia. There’s no doubt she’s a bright, articulate student. What is striking is her ability to come to class straight from her day job and stay not only focused, but totally engaged. In fact, she maintains a 3.8 grade point average and has been taking a full load of classes while working for four years straight including summers, all while raising a teenage son by herself.
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