Student Success Story

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What Do These Six Students Have in Common?

Student Success Story

By Jenny Faubert

Career college students with different interests and from across the country came together on one special day to be honored. On Tuesday, September 23, 2008, the Imagine America Foundation held a prestigious award ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to pay tribute to the 2008 LDRSHIP Award recipients. This year the Foundation received 400 applications. Read below to find out what made these career college students stand out.

A Lesson in Overcoming Obstacles

Student Success Story

By Jenny Faubert

It’s a story that’s all too familiar. When everyone says you can’t do it, what do you do? Some young adults believe what they’re told and give up. But not Ana Elias, whose biggest obstacle became her greatest motivation. Many people around her believed she would not graduate from high school, let alone attend college. Surrounded by gang activity, Ana refused to let her circumstances deter her from her goals. While people around her were dying violently or going to jail, Ana instead chose to focus on her family and distance herself from the negativity of others.

Family Wants Daughter to Draw Cartoons!

Student Success Story

by Jenny Faubert

Samantha Mitchell

How many of you remember the utter joy of Saturday morning cartoons? Don't deny it, I know you do! Bowl of cereal in hand, sitting inches away from the television because you didn't want to miss the Road Runner drop an anvil on Wile E. Coyote. It's okay. You can smile. Samantha Mitchell, a Digital Animation student at Missouri College and recipient of the 2007 Imagine America Promise scholarship, could be the creator of cartoons like these in the near future.