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'Symbols of Encouragement'

ESCAMBIA COUNTY   --  A graduate student at the University of West Florida is reaching out to and giving hope to sick children.

Kayln Young has started a program called "Symbols of Encouragement". .
   
She's raising money for the "Class Act" program at the University of South Alabama Children's and Women's Hospital.
   
Wolfe knows first hand what it's like. She was a patient there when she was in seventh grade.

"I'm just really hoping to say thank you to the doctor who gave me the beads, I don't want her actions to go unnoticed but also, I want to make sure    
Others get the same encouragement I got when I was a patient in the hospital.
   
The "Class Act" Program at USA Women's and Children's Hospital helps students keep up with their classwork while they get treatment