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Tavares High graduate tells students how she helped rescue Iraqis from ISIS

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Michele Rigby Assad, a 1991 graduate of Tavares High School, recently visited Tavares Middle School to talk to students about her former career as an agent in the CIA. She and her husband, Joseph, have since retired, but they were instrumental in the safe evacuation of 149 Iraqi Christians from ISIS hold in 2014. The story was featured last year on ABC’s 20/20. Thank you for your service! And, go Bulldogs!!