Performance Learning Center students Andrew Kramer, 16, left, Miguel Perry, 18, and Verlona Pulliam, 18, talk with country singer Jimmy Wayne on Monday. Wayne, who grew up in a foster home, became an award-winning singer/songwriter and New York Times best-selling author. Wayne inspired students Monday with his songs and stories about his road to success.
Performance Learning Center students Andrew Kramer, 16, left, Miguel Perry, 18, and Verlona Pulliam, 18, talk with country singer Jimmy Wayne on Monday. Wayne, who grew up in a foster home, became an award-winning singer/songwriter and New York Times best-selling author. Wayne inspired students Monday with his songs and stories about his road to success. T. Ortega Gaines ogaines@charlotteobserver.com
Performance Learning Center students Andrew Kramer, 16, left, Miguel Perry, 18, and Verlona Pulliam, 18, talk with country singer Jimmy Wayne on Monday. Wayne, who grew up in a foster home, became an award-winning singer/songwriter and New York Times best-selling author. Wayne inspired students Monday with his songs and stories about his road to success. T. Ortega Gaines ogaines@charlotteobserver.com

Famed country singer mentors CMS students

March 31, 2015 08:30 AM