Beth Brown is an African American woman who studied astrophysics. Astrophysics is an area of science which applies physical laws discovered on Earth to phenomena throughout the cosmos. Cosmos is the world or universe regarded as an orderly, harmonious system (Dictionary.com). Beth is a very appreciated and inspiring astronomer. An astronomer is an expert in or student of astronomy. She was an inspiration to women and minorities in encouraging them to pursue their careers in astronomy/physics. Beth Brown died at the age of 39 due to a pulmonary embolism. When she died, the astronomical community lost one of its most buoyant and caring individuals (Bregman 1).
Debbie Allen was born to Vivian Ayers and Arthur Allen on January 16, 1950. At age three she started dancing and at age four she knew she wanted to be a professional dancer. Her parents divorced in 1957, and her mother was Debbie and her siblings were encouraged to be creative and independent. In 1960, Vivian Ayers took her children to Mexico. When they came back to Texas, Debbie auditioned for the Houston Ballet School but was denied because the color of her skin. A Russian teacher at the school saw Debbie perform and secretly enrolled her. When she was sixteen, she auditioned for the North Carolina School of the Arts but was rejected because her body was “unsuited” for ballet. While she was in high school she put her studies first and went
Ellen Pence was born on April 15th 1948 in Minneapolis, Minnesota (Bradkin, 2016). She had a son, Liam McCormick, with her partner, Amanda McCormick (Bradkin, 2016). Jeffrey Edleson (2010) portrayed Ellen as comical with a dry sarcastic humor and would love teasing people. Battered Women’s Justice Project (2016), depicted Ellen as a critical analyst, a compassionate listener, and committed to social justice. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree from St. Scholastica (Bradkin, 2016). Ellen later received her Doctorate in Sociology at The University of Toronto (Bradkin, 2016). Her mother, Audrie Pence, was an advocate of the feminist movement (Bradkin, 2016). Ellen was also an activist who contributed to the movement to end
Mia Hamm once said "I am building a fire and everyday I train, I add more fuel, and at just the right moment, I light the match" ("Mia Hamm Quotes"). Mia Hamm appeals to me because she is a really good soccer player. She inspires me to keep trying and that you can turn a dream into reality if you try your hardest. Mia Hamm can inspire any soccer player because all they need to learn about is her biography, her soccer career, and her major accomplishments.
Who inspires me is rosa park because she stood up for what was right. She knew it was wrong that people with darker skin were mistreated. So she made a great decision and changed how people thought and did to people with darker colored skin. That's why I like her she knew it was wrong and did what was wright. If she never did that how would people with darker colored skin be treated today. I'm very thankful that she did that it changed the world and made it better.
Ever since I was young I always loved going to professional baseball games. One thing that has always been my top priority when going to games is to get a professional major league ball. So, for my topic I chose youtuber and professional ballhawk, (Someone who collects major league baseball's) Zack Hample. He travels around different stadiums in the country and collects major league baseball's. His lifetime total is currently over nine-thousand. This essay will show how Zack Hample became such an amazing ballhawk and what inspired him to be one.
Laura S. Haviland risked her own life trying to make a difference for the lives of others. She was not very concerned about what would happen to her, she just wanted to make sure others were getting what she thought they deserved. She was an abolitionist and a writer. Throughout her life she was devoted to helping people in many different ways, spending much of her life doing different activities that involved helping people, most importantly slaves and their families. These were things she never had to do, but chose to do. She took it upon herself to spend her life doing this. One of the biggest things she devoted her life to was the underground railroad. She also helped to make big improvements for African Americans. This almost cost her, her life, but she kept going and helping. Without Laura Haviland's demanding work and dedication Michigan would not have made such drastic improvements as they did during this time. Laura worked her whole life to selflessly help so many different people in their current situations. Laura was a teacher,
18 years ago, Andrea Mungia was born in Phoenix, Arizona on the day of October 3rd 1996. She was brought in to this world by two wonderful people she now calls her parents, also year’s beforehand she has been accompanied by 3 beautiful sisters. Munguia went to Ironwood High School where she joined the high school Varsity soccer team, while she was taking classes in dance. For several years, she had to deal with having braces and working at payless, and now is dealing with wearing glasses due to her astigmatism. Throughout her life Munguia always wanted to be a veterinarian and so she graduated high school in 2015 and now is currently on track to meeting her career goals. In spite of that her ambition on becoming a veterinarian is phenomenal,
The telephone reporting party (RP) Denise Cota-Kennifer received notification from Yolanda Phillips CFS/PSP (714) 715-6560 who disclosed that foster children Nathan Herrera and Mary Jane Ochoa-Arteaga are losing weight. The RP stated foster child Nathan is prescribed Quillant for ADHD and has been complaining of headaches since starting the medications. The foster mother Renee Esparza reported foster child Nathan appears to be losing weight. According to the foster mother he eats 3 "healthy" meals and snacks per day; however, recently he has refused his snacks. Subsequently it is unknown how much weight has been lost and if the weight loss is a side effect of the medication. The RP stated foster child Mary Jane was recently examined by her
Michelle Diep hereby pledge to always be the best person I can be, even when the hard times are to come. To achieve this I will not let anyone or anything discourage me. Learning from my mistakes and to apply that new knowledge to future situations, so that I can find different ways to overcome challenges and look at life at a different perspective. Having continuous, unflagging effort, persistence and determination, is my goal because I know everyone I come in contact with is fighting in a battle. I vow to continue to perform everything to my fullest potential, and put my all into every aspect of school life, family attributes, as well as everything else. I swear to do whatever it takes, so I can make it into John Hopkins Medical School to
Leisure at the turn of the twentieth century was a new found type of freedom and entertainment, not only for the children, but for the entire family. It was a way for numerous families to spend quality time together but in a more modern and convenient way. Entertainment before the twentieth century consisted of household entertainment, such as board games, and “backyard games” like tennis, and football amongst others. When compared to leisure in the twentieth century, many of these activities were seen as “outdated”, as more and more people started to adopt the new ways of entertainment. Some examples were the openings of catalogs, sports, cinemas, amusement parks.
Mia Hamm was a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist, two-time World Cup Champion, FIFA Women’s Player of the Year, and is arguably the best women's soccer player of all time. She was born March 17, 1972 in Selma, Alabama as Mariel Margaret “Mia” Hamm. She scored the most international goals in women’s soccer history until 2013, and has one of the biggest fanbases in sports. How did she become one of the best women’s soccer players in history? This essay will demonstrate how Mia Hamm made waves in the soccer world.
Ashley Wingo was born on January 29th 1996 to Chandra and Randy Wingo, and is the youngest of two children. Growing up as a child Ashley spent a lot of time in daycare which is where she learned that she has a competitive spirit. At two her mother signed her up for ice skating lessons, and at three she took dance lessons which she did not like except for the gymnastics. At four her dad signed her up for park and rec basketball which she loved playing and later that year she was signed up for soccer. One day when her dad picked her up from daycare he noticed that she was a really fast runner and could out run most of the kids at the daycare and beat them in foot races, that when her parents decide to sign her up with the Charlotte Flight track