Gadsden teen surprised with two-year scholarship to GSCC

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Ask people what they wish for, and the answers are often the same. They also tend to include material things like a new car, superhuman abilities and becoming rich.

For Gaston High School senior Ke’Sean Williams, however, the answer was much more personal.

“When I asked Ke’Sean if he (could) wish for anything in the world, what would it be, he gave me two answers,” said Ruth Moffatt, director of the United Way of Etowah County. “He said he would wish for a father figure in his life to teach him things he needed to know to be a good man, and to be able to go to college.”

Williams and his lawyers shared his story on Thursday at United Way’s annual meeting at The Venue at Coosa Landing.

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