2 Fresno high schools pray for Shaela Warkentin

FRESNO, Calif.

Shaela Warkentin, 15, is a sophomore at Bullard High School.

On March 8, she was in a car accident at Maroa and Barstow that left her with major injuries to her face and skull.

Tuesday morning, Bullard High School and Hoover High School gathered for a prayer vigil for Shaela in front of Hoover High.

"She inspired others to be better and her family's in a time of need and we're willing to rise up to that need," Katie Arballo said.

"Shaela went to Bullard and as a lot of people know Bullard and Hoover were playful rivals, Battle of Barstow, and to see them put that aside and unite for our daughter, it's gotta be a God thing," Ken Warkentin said.

The students are raising money for Shaela's long-term care including selling bracelets and t-shirts.

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