Anchor academy is in a growth mode
The dozens of young men residing at the Anchor Academy did not choose to live there.
They were sent there.
Sent by the courts, sent by their parents, sent by forces outside their control. They were sent, 53 of them, to live with people they had never met at a facility they had never seen, located on 96 acres of the most remote landscape imaginable.
They came, angry and unwilling, to a former Air Force base 32 miles north of Havre.
In many cases the boys have come because they have nowhere else to go. Estranged from their families, kicked out of school, facing jail time, whatever the reason,...