College is for boys. That was the feedback Janet Donovan, founding Board member of College STILL Achievable (CSA), received from her mother when she was graduating high school. While Donovan, age 56, was pregnant at sixteen and chose adoption, she graduated high school with a 3.67 grade point average and completed college preparation classes. Her guidance counselor believed in Donovan’s ability to excel in college and called her mother to talk about this. “Actually, my mother
I am excited to work with a fabulous Board of Directors to take LITERACY to a whole new level!
It was my past boyfriend’s mother who actually empowered me to start College STILL Achievable. Don’t get me wrong. It is not that I had this idea 20 years ago (when we dated), and I just got around to doing it now. It was her story, in fact, that built my philosophy behind starting this organization. My past boyfriend’s mother was very talented in fashion design. My boyfriend, a
Teresa finishes degree and will help others achieve theirs! When Teresa was told, ‘Maybe you should consider a different career path,’ she became more determined to achieve her dream of becoming a phlebotomist. Teresa, age 43, knew it would be more difficult for her than her classmates, yet, she was determined to make it. She has Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), different learning disabilities and other anxiety disorders. While having these challenges, sh