Tasha St Gelais spent 6 years in Vermont’s foster care system.
Tasha is a soccer player, a sports enthusiast, a dancer … and a foster kid.

After entering foster care at the age of 13 and facing many struggles on the road to independence, Tasha has become a successful alumnus of Vermont’s foster care system. She is currently studying Hotel, Resort and Tourism Management at Paul Smiths College and hopes to one day own her own hotel. When Tasha is not focusing on school she spends much of her time kayaking, helping to plan Zumbathon fundraisers and playing soccer. Tasha hopes that by sharing her story with child welfare professionals that she will be able to make a difference in the foster care system.