September 6, 2022

SYDNEY W

Meet Sydney W.  Sydney is a freshman attending Florida Institute of Technology, majoring in Aeronautical Science with Flight.  Sydney’s sense of adventure and aviation all started with her parents encouraging her to be anything she wanted to be. Sydney knew she wanted to love her job, and she loved to fly. At 14, Sydney started […]

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August 26, 2022

DESIREE W

MEET DESIREE W.        Born in the Orient, educated in Western Europe, Desiree is an                    experienced global traveler. Desiree went to college majoring in film.      Due to her worldwide experiences she had the desire to tell the stories of those who were […]

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August 26, 2022

JORDAN S

Meet Jordan S. How an individual deals with adversity tell you much about someone’s character. Nebraskan Jordan S. has dealt with adversity on personal, academic, financial, and emotional levels since childhood. With all that she has had to face, we were astounded by how much love and compassion Jordan brings to her community. Whether it […]

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August 26, 2022

MARY Y

Meet Mary Y. Mary Y is an Upper Classman at Emory University pursuing a dual degree in African Studies (BA) and Nursing (BSN). As a native African, Mary is passionate about bringing healthcare to the west coast of Africa where health care for women is dearly needed. Mary has been honored with several awards such […]

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May 17, 2022

AMELIA L

  MEET AMELIA L. Amelia’s efforts in her community, her scholastic accomplishments, as well as her multiple honors and awards impressed the CKMEF review panel, as did her efforts and accomplishments in bettering the LGBTQIA+ community.   Her efforts are directed at members of that community suffering from substance abuse, suicide, PTSD, anxiety, depression and sexual […]

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May 17, 2022

ALEXANDRA R

  MEET ALEXANDRA R. Alexandra is a 17-year-old dual enrolled student majoring in aeronautical science at Florida Institute of Technology. Her love for the aeronautical sciences has fueled her desire to become a pilot for a major airline. Just like Carolyn.  She had seen friends and family in her old hometown walk a different and […]

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May 17, 2022

ESHRAT N

MEET ESHRAT N.  Eshrat is a 25-year-old with dual major in political science and international relations from Florida International University and is now pursuing a master’s degree in International and World Studies. From an early age Eshrat experienced the effects of racism, hate and bigotry. Even though she was too young to understand the seeds […]

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May 17, 2022

CARRICK M

MEET CARRICK M.   Carrick M. is a 21-year-old transgender individual pursuing a Political Science major at Indiana University. As a youth and having an abundance of confidence, a strong work ethic and a high level of intensity in everything he pursued, Carrick was placed in leadership roles. The spotlight found him naturally, but Carrick, […]

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May 17, 2022

AMANDA F

MEET AMANDA F. Amanda F. is a 21-year-old junior at Oregon State University majoring in Animal Sciences and Agriculture. Amanda is the epitome of a go-getter, diving into all aspects of running a farm and not just the raising of animals and growing of crops. She also is learning the business side so that her […]

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May 17, 2022

ADRIAN H

MEET ADRIAN H.  Adrian H. is a 20-year-old transgender sophomore attending Tuft’s University majoring in applied environmental studies with a minor in Film/Media Adrian is a motivated champion for the environment, being involved with countless events in the Northern Tri-State area, that advance environmental policy using film and media to influence change in our climate […]

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