For Amador Valley High graduate Jacob Lawrence, getting back on track has a deeper meaning than a reference to his love of running.

Lawrence, a cross-country and track and field athlete who is a freshman at Chabot College, can give lessons on what it takes to get back on path. Everything came to a sudden stop the summer before his senior year at Amador Valley. A major seizure, surgery for a brain tumor and a rigorous road to recovery changed his life forever.