Education
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Thu September 12, 2013

Meet Phantasia: Our Newest Class Of 17 Student

Phantasia Chavers is a student at Cedar Hill's Ninth Grade Center.
Phantasia Chavers is a student at Cedar Hill's Ninth Grade Center.
Credit Willow Blythe / KERA News

Phantasia Chavers has faced a lot of heartachce for a 14-year-old: a stepdad who died in a car crash, a dad in prison, a cousin shot to death. But this 9th grader has her sights set firmly on college, and she's just started out as a football trainer.

In this latest installment of our Class of 17 education series, you'll meet Phantasia and her family. The project is part of KERA's American Graduate initiative. You can read the full story on our Class of 17 blog.