PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Students at Discovery Charter School in West Philadelphia got a special visit on Monday. Actor Tray Chaney, who was on the HBO show “The Wire” made an appearance at the school.READ MORE: Confounding Error Costs Phillies In 8-4 Loss To Braves
Chaney spoke to the students about self-empowerment and told them they can achieve anything in life.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Severe Storm, Flooding Threat Kicks Off Memorial Day Weekend
It’s all part of the program “Be a HERO.”
Hero stands for “honorable, educated, resilient, and observant.”MORE NEWS: South Jersey Elementary School Provides Walkthrough Of Security Measures In Wake Of Texas School Shooting
Chaney encouraged students to follow their dreams, stay in school, and prevent bullying.