Kate Kimball is an award-winning fiction author who has worked hard to be in the position she is in now. Despite currently struggling with her health, she has continued to peruse her English PhD in Creative Writing here at Florida State University. Born in beautiful Salt Lake City, Utah Kimball is surprised to find herself over 2,000 miles away now studying in the sunshine state. FSU offers one of the top creative writing programs that currently is ranked top 5 in the nation according to The Atlantic Monthly. Kimball was excited to be accepted into the accredited program after earning her bachelor’s from the University of Utah and masters at Virginia Tech. Kimball has always loved writing and says, “Creative writing allows you to write about
It was a privilege to listen to Stephanie Garrison share her story and provide encouragement for our own lives. Personally, I found it very admirable how willing she was to share and be vulnerable. Anyways, Stephanie is currently in her 14th year at Southeastern and serves as the Assistant Athletic Director under Drew Watson. Beginning in the athletics department in January of 2014, as the Director of Operations. Before she joined the athletic department, she served as the Director of Event Services, Resident Director, Online learning coordinator and a variety of other departments at Southeastern. She is a two time graduate of Southeastern, earning a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management and an MBA. Recently, she has taken on the responsibility of Director of Operations at the Balance Culture while still serving as
This agreement releases Kayla Nord from all liability relating to injuries that may occur during any work taking place outside and/or in sunlight, and/or if Kayla has not been properly caffeinated throughout the day. By signing this agreement, I agree to hold Kayla Nord entirely free from any liability, including financial responsibility for injuries and/or fatalities incurred, regardless of whether injuries and/or fatalities are caused by negligence.
One fall day in 1930, Emma Akin drove her freshly washed car down a dusty road known as Texas Street. Although Mrs. Akin had lived in the town of Drumright for ten years, this was the first time she had ever gone into this part of the town. You see, Mrs. Akin was a white woman and this section of the community consisted only of African-Americans. Mrs. Akin was not certain what she would find, as she had never even spoken to a black person. You see, during this time in history many white persons did not want anything to do with the African-Americans. They believed that white and black persons should not be friends or even live in the same area.
When Katherine Garetson filed a claim on 160 acres of land in Tahosa Valley, she was 37 years old. The general consensus was that she was doomed to fail in her endeavor, as she knew nothing about homesteading and the extent of her skills were cooking, sewing, reading and writing. Her desperation for independence was way greater than her shortcomings, though. When her father suffered financial trouble, she had to move in with her married sister, Helen Dings. Because one of Helen’s sons was sick with was thought to be tuberculosis, the family made a trip to Colorado on the advice of the child’s physician during the summer of 1909. The family chose the Longs Peak Inn in Estes Park for their stay. They were so fond of the area, that they returned
Susan Gregg was born on June 6th, 1970, in Stockton on Tees, England. When he was 12 years old he immigrated to Australia, with his Mum, his Dad and his younger brother, Phil. He has very few remaining memories of England. Some of the only things he remembers about his time there are when he used to play with the kids on his street, the fact that his family didn’t have a car, so he would have to walk to school, and that it was always cold. He can also remember travelling to Tunisia, Africa and camel riding in the Sahara Desert for 2 days, around a year before he moved to Australia. While they were in Tunisia Susan recalls locals offering to buy his brother due to his red hair, but their parents declined their offers. During their trip, he and
Dozing off in a jampacked SUV during a long and tedious three hour drive from Troutdale, Oregon to Kennewick, Washington isn’t exactly how I’d like to spend my weekends, but these trips have come to represent a symbol of how hard work, grit, and determination shaped my grandparent’s lives; so that I could have a better one. Growing up until last year, my grandparents from my mom’s side were never really around, as they lived three hours away in a small city named Kennewick, Washington. As a result, my family made regular trips to visit them about every two months so that we could maintain a tight bond. I had always thought of these random visits to my grandparents as ordinary and monotonous drives to be with family, but as I have matured I’ve
Doris Carter Hobart was born November 25, 1924, in Rowley Massachusetts. She was the daughter of Rufus S. Carter and Emily Hobart Carter. Around Doris's 5th birthday her father had become very ill and passed away. The funeral was held in Rowely Massachusetts where the family gathered to say their last goodbyes. After the funeral, Doris moved in with her aunts and uncles in Princeton, Maine. Princeton, Maine was where Doris would live throughout her childhood with her Uncle Edmond and Aunt Marion Hobart, who eventually adopted her.
Ann Davison was the first women to sail the Atlantic Ocean single-handedly on her boat, Felicity Ann. She was lived through 1914- 1992. She departed on May 18, 1952 in Plymouth, England. She arrived in New York, NY on November 23, 1953. On the fifth day she was found her boat was full of water and the bilge pumps were clogged. "Anyone else," she wrote, "would have pulled up the floorboards, baled the ship out, cleared the pumps, found out why the water was coming in and taken steps to stop it. I did none of these things. They never occurred to me." Instead, she got towed by a passing fishing boat, going to France, taking 5 days to make it just across the English Channel.
Esther Park is a Korean American woman who originally lived in South Korea with her parents. After her parents forbid her from living the lifestyle she wanted to live (being non-religious and vegan) she finished college and moved to the USA. While learning English in college she made a few english friends online that she could rent rooms from while she looked for a new start in America. As she stayed in a friend’s apartment for a few months in North Dakota, she worked in a grocery store (just to help pay rent while job and house hunting). At 22 she had already been put through college and had gotten an English Literature degree that she wanted to put to use. About a month before her 23rd birthday she found a lovely apartment in Minnesota and decided to move. She had a home and
Kathryn Keane Wych, D.M.D. is a dental practice that is located in Whitinsville, Massachusetts. Kathryn Keane Wych, D.M.D. performs treatments and procedures such as root canal, implant restoration, bonding, gum treatments, dental cleaning, whitening, etc. Kathryn Keane Wych, D.M.D. also offers night guards, sealants, bridges, dentures, crowns, fillings, veneers, and oral hygiene. Their technologies include digital xrays, e claims, telescopic loupe, intraoral camera, and paperless charting. They are a compassionate, friendly, trustworthy dental office. Their dentist, Dr. Kathryn Keane Wych, D.M.D. graduated Magna Cum Laude in May of 2011 at the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. From July 2011 to July 2012, Dr. Kathryn Keane Wych,
Kelly Heinonen has lived on this great planet for 18 years now and she has done many great things throughout her life so far. Kelly likes to think of herself as academically sound for the most part, with her favorite subjects being History and Music. Throughout her life, she has learned how to sing and plans on making a career out of it. After Kelly graduates from Virginia High School, she plans on attending college before she enters into the workforce. Kelly plans on attending Concordia College in Moorhead, Minneosta, which is well known for the music program. After she finishes college, Kelly said she would like follow Mr. Craig's path and be a high school music teacher. Kelly would like to follow in Mr. Craig's footsteps because he was the
Sarah Johnson is a current UCR freshman undergraduate student. She grew up with a older sister and brother, and a wonderful mother. Her father was occasionally in her life. Whenever Sarah encountered something unpleasant as a child she sought solitude and the freedom of the novels surrounding her. From Harry Potter to Romeo and Juliet to Maximum ride her head was always in book. She always tried her best to make her mother proud so she took the Honors, AP, and IB classes that were offered at her middle and high school. She played basketball in high school and did various community service clubs and programs. Which ranged from being an assistant at her community library to teaching young children to play
Some of the more remarkable archaeological discoveries in the 20th century were made by Dame Kathleen Kenyon. Kathleen Kenyon was born into the heart of the English scholarly community and with all the help that influence and connections could provide became one of the foremost excavators in Great Britain. Even though Miss Kenyon was purported to be a Christian, she did not argue for the biblical account
It actually took sometime to see Isadora Duncan as an important person in changing the country because of the way she would danced. Not until she went and travel to perform at a theater at London, that's when they started to like what they saw in the way she danced. Isadora Duncan was important by both in arts and history. During her youth, she travel a lot to perform and was recognized by her different ways of dancing and her clothes she would danced with. Isadora Duncan is a significance woman because/who revitalized traditional dance, fought for women's rights, and overcame personal tragedies which led her to become “The Mother of Modern Dance”