Category: Our Kids

Dreaming Big – Cuba’s Story
Cuba Barber is a young woman on the move. Her early history includes moving from family member to family member before finally entering foster care. Originally, sent to a group [...]
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Creating Her Own Future
When you meet Tornyha, you are immediately struck by her shy smile and quiet demeanor. But as you get to know her, it’s clear that Tornyha is motivated to set [...]
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Raising a King
“Draw a superhero,” says, King, age 3, as I sit in his living room talking to his family and taking notes as fast as I can write. He’s adorably demanding, [...]
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A Changed Life
There’s something about landing in foster care twice that affects the life of a young boy. Chris Ward knows those effects all too well. Chris came to Crossnore the first [...]
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A True Spartan
One of the definitions of spartan is a person of great courage and self-discipline. These are not the words I would have used to describe Dalton Geouge on the day [...]
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A Life Changed Through Education
Alyssia Dula came to Crossnore School & Children’s in November of 2014 with her younger brother, Tyler. Two years later, Alyssia graduated from Marjorie Williams Academy. For the last two [...]
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A Tale of Two Sisters
The Echevarria family grows strong women, just ask Annette Echevarria and her sister, Giselle Echevarria Helton. A shared family history brought Annette and Giselle to Crossnore when they were teenagers.
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