Alisha Holden has been with PAL St. Petersburg since she was 5. She is now a successful lawyer in Washington, DC and is still involved with PAL.
Reuben Hughes was getting into fights and other trouble in the school and community. He came to PAL as part of his community service. He has since been with PAL as a volunteer for the last 3 years. Reuben volunteers 12/hr days during the summer program, mentors little boys, plays quarterback, and his grades have improved in school. He is a senior in high school.