Striving for Excellence

A program of the South Carolina Foster Parent Association. It was designed to recognize students within resource families who have identified and are pursuing goals that will ensure a successful transition into adulthood.

Justin Abassi
October 2014

Hi my name is Danesha Aiken-Stocker. I am 21 years old and currently a student at Orangeburg Technical College. I am currently preparing for the Registered Nursing Program as I planJustin Abassi is a freshman at Yale University where he received a full scholarship. He is working as a research intern at the Yale Medical University. Justin currently is maintaining an “A” average while studying courses leading to a degree in Chemical Engineering. Justin was also selected as a member of the Yale Mock Trial team where he was given roles of both attorney and witness. Justin is involved in local community service projects in New Haven, CT, and is also working to begin an outreach program for foster children in the local area.

Jasmine Shuler
June 2022

Meet Jasmine Shuler! She attends the Historical South Carolina State University in Orangeburg as a freshman majoring in Psychology. Jasmine hopes to include a minor

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Kyree Barker
March 2022

Meet Kyree Barker, an aspiring theater teacher, and actor. He is a Social Media Coordinator in the Advancement department, curating some of your favorite social

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