Free Lance-Star reporter Robyn Sidersky covers Caroline County government and schools. You can reach her at 540/374-5413 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can follow coverage on Facebook or Twitter as well.
Caroline teen in college, not trouble
Jail or death.
A few years ago, those were the only options Marcel Anderson thought he had in his future.
The 18-year-old Caroline County native was suspended so many times for fighting that he missed more school days than he attended.
As a result, he failed the ninth grade.
But three times.
He was headed down a dark path.
But two events–both tragic–helped him turn his life around.