foster children college

1:50 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

Western Michigan University program helps foster children through college

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Bridge Magazine looks at WMU's Seita Scholars and other programs helping foster children.
BEATING THE ODDS: Nikki Jenks spent years in foster homes, a background that traditionally has meant a lower likelihood of a college future. But Jenks is attending Western Michigan University and thriving, thanks to an innovative program that extends support to former foster children.