Even though Chelesa Fearce was homeless for most of her high school years, this tenacious young woman will not only graduated from high school with honors this week but she is also the class valedictorian.
Fearce’s success is especially significant when one considers the fact that she maintained her stellar grades while dealing with hunger,
“You worry about being a little hungry sometimes, so you go hungry sometimes. You just have to deal with it. You eat what you can, when you can.”