This Florida Mom Won’t Meet Trump on Friday at a Catholic School. Her Son Will
Myrna Saint-Juste saved, scrimped and worked longer hours as an optician so she could afford the $500 a month to send her two children to Catholic school.
Saint-Juste, of Orlando, Fla., voted for Hillary Clinton for president and disapproves of almost everything about President Trump except his goal of making private and parochial schools more affordable for other families.
She said she chose St. Andrew Catholic School, which goes up to eighth grade, because she wanted to give her children a place where they could talk freely about God and develop into well-rounded adults. “I’m a single parent, so I had to work harder to be able to afford the school,” she said.
Trump is planning to visit St. Andrew on Friday, which has caused a small political divide. Sainte-Juste, who immigrated from Haiti, and her son, Marcus Millen, who graduated from the school, both were asked to speak to the president. Sainte-Juste said no, but Marcus, who is 16, said yes.