Student Stories

Nikki Jenks

To me goals are meant to be reached, almost like a promise to one’s self that they will make themselves a better person one step at a time.

Brittney Grant

I have to remember that I am stronger than I think. I have made it through many obstacles and I’m a fighter, a survivor.

Beatriz Jacinto-Ventura

Everything I went through before coming to the United States made me strong and gave me the motivation to succeed in life.

Courtney Smith

When you know who you are, no one can convince you of who you are not. I’m secure. I’m loved. I’m confident. I’m capable. I’m free. I’m worthy.

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