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Nashville High Schoolers Train As Baristas To Help Themselves Through College

KIPP Nashville freshman Tyssa Newsom pulls an espresso at Bongo Java East after spending six weekends training as a barista. (Blake Farmer/WPLN)
KIPP Nashville freshman Tyssa Newsom pulls an espresso at Bongo Java East after spending six weekends training as a barista. (Blake Farmer/WPLN)

Some Nashville high school students have spent several weekends this semester training to be baristas. And the purpose is a bit more academic than it may sound.

Blake Farmer from Here & Now contributor WPLN reports.

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