Tag: Alabama

Operation Graduation 2011 Essay: Dustin Harville (Athens, Ala.)

I came to Ombudsman for a second chance and a better learning environment. This school has propelled me to finish high school and possibly further my education. I knew it would be easier for me to go four hours rather ...

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Operation Graduation 2011 Video: Sarah McKennie (Athens, Ala.)

Sarah came to Ombudsman because she needed to make up credits for one class, and she talks about how positive reinforcement from her teachers helped her succeed. She also talks about her plans to work toward a degree in human ...

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Operation Graduation 2011 Essay: Marketta Hobbs (Huntsville, Ala.)

As I, Marketta Hobbs, matured into a senior at Lee High School, I realized that graduation was almost near. The only way I would graduate on time was to either struggle with extra work or come to Ombudsman. I knew ...

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Operation Graduation 2011 Essay: Lorena Roman (Athens, Ala.)

What am I going to do now? That’s the question that kept going through my mind when I had found out I was pregnant at age 15. I never thought that this was going to happen to me, and I ...

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Operation Graduation 2011 Essay: Kelsey Hill (Hunstville, Ala.)

Have you ever been in a situation thinking you weren’t going to pass high school? I was one of those kids until Ombudsman found me. Ombudsman helps kids have a shot of graduating. That is why I am so proud ...

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Operation Graduation 2011 Essay: Mariah Cook (Athens, Ala.)

Why I Came to Ombudsman There are many reasons why I came to Ombudsman. Some reasons related to academics and others being personal. In my opinion, Ombudsman is better than public school and I would recommend it to other people. ...

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Operation Graduation: Kendall Barnett (Athens, Ala.)

My name is Kendall Barnett and I am an Ombudsman student. I would not be getting my diploma without this great place and my incredibly nice and encouraging teachers. I’m writing this story to explain why I’m here and my ...

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Limestone and Hunstville, Ala., Centers Host LifeSouth Blood Drives

This month, our Limestone and Huntsville, Ala., centers each hosted a LifeSouth blood drive as a service learning activity. Limestone In Limestone, students promoted the event by hanging up posters around a nearby shopping center and passed out fliers. On ...

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Operation Graduation 2011 Essay: Krista Hill (Limestone, Ala.)

My name is Krista Hill. I am nineteen years old, and I’m also thirty-nine weeks pregnant. I quit attending high school last March during my senior year, and I was contacted by my principal three weeks later. He informed me ...

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Operation Graduation 2010 Essay: Marilyn Serrano, Limestone, Ala.

My Ombudsman Experience I remember going to the movies and parties with my friends and my youth. At that time, I did not know what responsibility was. I am eighteen years old with a one year old daughter. Making a ...

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