Latreace Ward has been in the foster care system in the state of Missouri since the age of five.


Latreace and her brother were taken care of by a family friend who later received power of attorney. Currently in a Transitional Living Program where she was able to get support for housing. Latreace, a very hard worker, earned a place on her high school’s honor roll.


Latreace volunteered at the YMCA last summer and has a passion for helping kids who need extra support.


Latreace plans to go to college to earn a degree in elementary education so that she can become a teacher.

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