CULLMAN, Ala. (WIAT) - A scholarship for Wallace State students honors the memory of one sheriff's mother ... H says this year's recipient is a true inspiration for anyone who has been abused.
Diana Moreno never slows down. She also never gives up ...
That's one reason she earned the first ever law enforcement scholarship created by Cullman County Sheriff Mike Rainey .
Rainey donated five thousand dollars in memory of his mother Shelby to help fund the law enforcement program.
Moreno works at this factory full time, is also a full time student at Wallace State and is married. but she is determined to eventually make to the FBI's special victims unit working with abused children.
" I pray to god that some day I'll be able to help children not go through what I went through.'
Moreno says if she can survive being abused at nine, left in foster care until 13, nothing can stop her now.
Sheriff Rainey's mother was a secretary at Wallace State .
She died of brain cancer 18-year ago.
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