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Alexandra Kurnath

My name is Alexandra Kurnath and I am an upcoming junior at High Point University. Many people would describe me as a passionate and caring person who loves having a good time and making the best out of any situation. A good sense of humor is necessary to get through every day, especially after the circumstances my family has been through.  Read More

Mackenzie Kurnath

November 29th, 2012 was the day my life changed forever. Like any other day, I was eating lunch at our local diner when I received a worrisome phone call from my mom. She never told me what was wrong, but I knew from the tone of her voice I should rush home. I thought I was in trouble. Maybe my room was a mess, or I left the hair straightener on. But never did the thought cross my mom that my dad was in a car accident that left him paralyzed. Read More

Marie Molinaro

My name is Maria Molinaro. In the Fall I will be going into my Junior year at Tennessee Temple University to pursue a Bachelors degree in Deaf Studies and Interpreting. By obtaining this degree I will be able to continue on the path to be a courtroom interpreter for the deaf.  Read More

Pedro Morejon

My name is Pedro Morejon; I am currently a third year mechanical student at Rutgers University. My life growing up was very normal from an outside perspective, but many people don’t know the trials and tribulations that occurred. I lived in Ecuador and was raised by my grandfather till about the age of 6, that is when my older brother and I was brought to the United States by my Mom and Dad, who until that time I had seen very little of as they had been pursuing the American Dream.  Read More

Scott Kwiatek

My name is Scott Kwiatek. I was born February 14, 1996. A couple of months after my birth, my Dad, Louis Kwiatek Jr., died.  He was killed in a building explosion while at work. I live and always have lived in South Amboy, New Jersey. In my early life as a kid attending elementary school, I had straight A’s. I was a good student but did not have a lot of friends. The friends I did have were a handful and part of the school band. Read More

Trent Schamble

My name is Trent Schamble. As an adult about to enter college and begin a new chapter of my life, I have decided to focus my time and effort on Fire Science Technology. After completion of this certification, I will have obtained the basic knowledge and information that is required to enter the work field as a paid fireman.  Read More