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: Police Arrest Kareem Welton For Several Hit-And-Runs In Philadelphia, Including Crash That Killed Woman In Center City
Chaney spoke to the students about self-empowerment and told them they can achieve anything in life.READ MORE: Montgomery County Summer Camp Closes Due To Coronavirus Outbreak
It’s all part of the program “Be a HERO.”
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Chaney encouraged students to follow their dreams, stay in school, and prevent bullying.