In this Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, photograph, 17-year-old Holli Gutierrez, a freshman at Colorado Mesa University, is shown at the school in Grand Junction, Colo., where she is studying to become a nurse. The nonprofit Foster Alumni Mentors is helping Gutierrez become an independent adult after living in foster care. After she left her mom and stepfather’s home when she was 14, she first experienced a feeling of relief from being away from that environment but also trepidation at her…