Albert N. Hoxie was descended from a prominent family in Massachussetts. He was a philanthropist, a wealthy textile merchant, and was musically inclined. He was also a well known band director and often organized community sing alongs and WWI Liberty Drives.
Andrew McCutchen was born in Fort Meade, FL, on October 10th of 1986. Andrew’s parents were 17 at the time when they had him. His dad is Lorenzo McCutchen and mother is Petrina Swan/McCutchen. After Andrew was born his parents knew it was too early to have a kid so they waited on getting married to make sure they were right for each other. Lorenzo’s dad left him when he was just a baby and he knew how hard it was so he wasn’t going to leave his own son. Lorenzo and Petrina got married when Andrew was five years old, they were both 22. When Andrew was little him and his dad would always go in his backyard and play baseball. Also loved playing baseball, football, and track. Andrew went to school at Fort Meade Middle-Senior High School.
Joseph Sher Krepice, Poland, July 27, 1917 Joseph Sher was born to Simon and Felicia Sher. Simon was a tailor mainly for priest. Joseph had five other siblings, three sister and two other brothers. As he grew up he learned that Jews were disregarded and second-hand citizens in Poland. But little did he know that it would get much worse for them.
Bryan Stromer is about to enter his junior year at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, where he is majoring in Human and Organizational Development. Growing up in New York City, he never imagined that he would be living in the South, however he has grown to love the Southern hospitality and Nashville’s famous “hot chicken”. At Vanderbilt, Bryan is a Resident Advisor, a Posse Foundation Scholar, the Director of Communications for Vanderbilt Student Government, and the Vice President of the Vanderbilt Disability Partnership. His passions include writing and advocacy. He has received awards from the NYC Department of Education and Anti-Defamation League for his work in promoting inclusion in NYC public schools. During his senior of high school,
Michael Oher Did you know that before he was a professional football player Michael Oher had a very unique, underprivileged early life, and was born into a terrible circumstance? He says, “It's true that we can't help the circumstances we're born into and some of us start out in a much tougher place than other people. But just because we started there doesn't mean we have to end there” (Biography.com). Michael’s mom was a drug addict, and his dad was murdered in prison. He was in a bunch of foster homes, but when he was 16, he was taken in by a family named the Tuohy’s, which changed his entire life. Despite Michael Oher being a foster child, being split from his siblings and mother, and facing many more hardships in his early life, he still
The guy I am about to talk about went through a lot as a kid to make it to the NFL. Jason Witten came from a abusive yet adventureous childhood to a great NFL career. He was drafted to the Cowboys and hopefully will stay with them. From 2003 to now he has grown to fame and fortune.
Throughout my high school career at Wahconah Regional High School, I have done, and continue to keep doing many activities in order to help my community. In addition I have made various accomplishments in many different areas. I should be inducted into the National Honor Society because of how my accomplishments and community activities prove how I fit into the four pillars, service, leadership, character and scholarship.
Foner fails to provide any actual numbers regarding how many slaves were set free, or any indication how long this natural disintegration process would have taken. These few very small steps seem redundant in this grand marathon.
Thomas Heyward. Jr. Thomas Heyward. Jr. was born July 28, 1746, on his father's’ plantation in St. Lukes Parish, South Carolina. He is named Thomas Heyward. Jr. because his father named his older sibling as well, so gave him the Jr. at the end of his name to make a distinction between the two. He grew up pretty wealthy, with his father being one of the wealthiest rice planters at the time. Heyward’s dad wanted what was best for his three children’s education so Heyward got an education at home, then went to England to study law at Cambridge University. Heyward’s father was also a strong royalist, and was devoted to the King.
Austin Ford ELA 10 2nd Hour Mrs.Hartman 28 February 2017 When people think of Mike Vick they think of a dogfighter, well that's not entirely true he isn't all a dog fighter. Vick is also a great NFL running quarterback. Michael Dwayne Vick was born in Newport Virginia. He didn't realize the skill that he had until he was in 7th grade. When he went to high school he was the second best quarterback in Virginia, he was the second because the 1st was Ronald Curry.
Hi Coach Kroeker, My name is Walter Vlahakis, I was born in Africa, but I now live in Cibolo,Texas. There is no words to describe my love for track, if I have an opportunity to be a collegiate athlete, I will take it. Thank you for reaching out to me, I really appreciate it, and hope to hear from you soon.
This is a story about an african american who would be the greatest basketball player ever to play basketball. This man was named tyrone johnson he was born in 1977 in Harlem New York and he had four brothers jerome , tyler, chris, james but tyrone fell in love with basketball at the age of 5. He would go to the park every single night and shoot 10 3´s in a row before he would go home. When he was 13 he was already 6´0 he played at this tournament and when he played he scored 23 points and got 14 rebounds and 11 assist. Everyone was surprised and wondering where did this guy come from because it was his first time playing against real people. There was a coach there and wondering why didn't he play basketball and talked to him about joining the high school basketball team at the age of 13 but
Julian Edelman was born in Redwood City, California on May 22, 1986. Edelman was the son of Angela and Frank Edelman. Edelman’s dad was Jewish, but on the other hand, his mom wasn’t. Edelman was a single child. His mom and dad called him minitron because he was small. He went to Woodside High school and played football there, he was the quarterback he also was a backup wide receiver. His High school started to recognize him as a football player. After High School, he went to Kent State college. He played quarterback there, he was number 1.
amaal Searcy Correspondents Born in Yonkers, New York and raised in Durham, North Carolina. Danny Hooley never would have imagined being where he is in life today. Spending his childhood fighting nephritis but all he wanted was to be a musician, but then became so much more. To those who aspire to
We know Aaliyah Dana Haughton as Aaliyah singer, songwriter, and actress. Aaliyah was born in Brooklyn NY on January 16, 1979 to her parents Diane Hankerson and Michael Haughton. Later the family moved to Detroit, Michigan where Aaliyah was raised and later graduated from Detroit High School for the Fine and Performing Arts in 1997 with a 4.0 GPA. (the biography.com website)