Student in foster care system always willing to help others

July 28, 2021

By the time ACSA Region 9 Every Student Succeeding recipient Tyler Sheen arrived at Central High East Campus in Fresno, it was his 19th new school. As a child in the foster system, Tyler struggled to find connections with each new caregiver and at each new school. Facing discipline issues, Tyler enrolled in Pershing Continuation High School. There, he found staff members uniquely positioned to help struggling students. Today, Tyler has made great strides dealing with his anger and making connections with others. He is an FFA officer and is driven by his huge heart to help whenever he’s needed, whether it’s counseling a peer to not use drugs or handing out meals to families affected by the pandemic.

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