20130918 - Strive Program (SN) - nwherald

Sarah Nader - snader@shawmedia.com
Special education student Alec Spoehr, 19, of Cary gets ready to go to his fitness program at Prairie Ridge High School Wednesday, September 18, 2013. Spoehr is part of the STRIVE program, which serves special education students within Prairie Ridge High School until their 22nd birthday. Through the program, students get hands-on training that allows them to be more sufficient as they transition away from their high school years. This includes training in vocational development, independent living skills, community integration, safety, self-advocacy and academics.