Tag: Alabama

Students Participate in Halloween Blood Drive (Limestone, Ala.)

The Limestone, Ala., center participated in a Halloween blood drive last week. Twenty-six donors donated at the LifeSouth Community Blood Centers blood-mobile. Some of the center’s participants are pictured above. About LifeSouth LifeSouth Community Blood Centers is a community blood ...

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Operation Graduation 2012 Winners Announced!

A guest post from Ombudsman’s Chief Operating Officer Allison O’Neill. I am excited to announce the winners of Operation Graduation 2012, and before I do, I would like to recognize the operations managers, center directors and center staff who made ...

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Operation Graduation 2012: Hannah Williams (Athens, Ala.)

My name is Hannah Williams; I first came to Ombudsman in December of 2011 as a junior needing to be a senior. I had a lot of work to complete in a short amount of time. My dream was to ...

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Operation Graduation 2012: Whitney Holman (Athens, Ala.)

My experience at Ombudsman has been great. I learned so many things. Ombudsman is a school that motivates you and helps you to graduate. Being here has made me have more confidence in myself because there was a time that ...

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Operation Graduation 2012: Charnetta Turner (Athens, Ala.)

I am a student at Ombudsman High School in Athens, AL. I am a senior in high school. I use to attend East Limestone High School “Home of the Indians”. I am a straight A’s & B’s student. I have ...

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Student Stories: "Places" by Chris George (Limestone, Ala.)

The following student essay was submitted by our Limestone, Ala., Center Director Heather Brown. As a diagnostic assignment, I asked our students to write about a place.  Student Chris George submitted the following essay. At the beginning of the year, ...

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Operation Graduation 2011 Essay: Whitney Love (Athens, Ala.)

My name is Whitney Love I am 18 years old and I went to East Limestone High school. I came to Ombudsman about two years ago. When I attended East the environment of public school was too much with the ...

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Operation Graduation 2011 Essay: Ceirra Patterson (Limestone, Ala.)

Five months ago I didn’t think that I would have the chance to even graduate. I was going to a high school where all the students were very judgmental. I never went to school, and eventually during the same month ...

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Operation Graduation 2011 Essay: Joshua Duren (Huntsville, Ala.)

Over the course of the past several weeks, I have taken a journey. I was given hope, promise, and now success. The Ombudsman Program helped me to set and achieve goals at pace I was comfortable with, while teaching me ...

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Operation Graduation 2011 Essay: Daniel Reaves (Athens, Ala.)

My name is Daniel Reaves. I am eighteen years old and was originally a junior at Ardmore High School. I failed back in seventh grade and I never gave up hope that I would catch myself back up one day. ...

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