Alternative High: The Troy Shawn Welcome Story
Real Men: The Troy Shawn Welcome Story (DVD)
from Youth Communication
A video based on true events tells the story of Troy Shawn Welcome,
a troubled teenager who battles family turmoil, the lure of the
streets and peer pressure and academic misfortunes on the way
to a successful career as a high school principal in The Bronx.
Determined to be the man his father never was, Troy
embarks on a journey of enlightenment and self-awareness. After
dropping out of high school, he returns and later enrolls into
an alternate school known for nurturing its students back to academic
health. Going to school in this new environment, Troy faces a
completely different set of challenges to overcome. There he learns
about himself and learns how to trust those who only want to help
him succeed. With the support of teachers and his classmates,
he graduates from high school and later attends college and goes
on to become a successful principal at an alternative school similar
to the one he went to as a teen. (13 min.)
Can be used in conjunction
Mean: Urban Teens Write about How to Be a Man
Click for Video trailer.
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