Tag: Ombudsman

Ombudsman is helping students graduate (Grand Island, Neb.)

Ombudsman has done a good job of not only helping students in that program graduate, but also helping raise the overall graduation rate for Grand Island Senior High. That message was brought to Grand Island Rotary Club members on Tuesday ...

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Operation Graduation 2012: Thadmon Lewis (Hillside, Ill.)

I’m glad that I came to Ombudsman. It helped me a lot. If I would have stayed at Proviso East, I honestly don’t think I would have graduated. The reason is the school is big and I know a lot ...

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Operation Graduation 2012: Demetrius Lamar (Hillside, Ill.)

Graduating from high school is a great accomplishment for me. I know to most graduating high school and getting good grades was a breeze. However, since 8th grade, in knew in my mind I would never graduate. My normal grades ...

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Debbie Fitzgerald Celebrates 25 Years with Ombudsman

Debbie has been a very important part of the Ombudsman organization for a long time.  I have worked with her for 20 years and we always work well together.  We are also good friends outside of work.  She is completely ...

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Ombudsman Alumni Story: Shawn Miller (Illinois)

Submitted by Denise Lyons, Ombudsman Operations Manager On my way to Ombudsman’s Winter Quarterly Conference held in Atlanta, I met a young man who was headed to a conference in Atlanta as well. After landing at the ATL airport and ...

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Operation Graduation 2012: Darren King (DeKalb, Ill.)

What Ombudsman means to me, it means FREEDOM! I have never felt so proud of something that I have done in my life like ever! Before ombudsman, in high school I was a total slacker I never turned in work ...

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Operation Graduation 2012: Morgan Whitlock (Calhoun, Ga.)

I’ve been attending Ombudsman since the middle of my junior year. I”m now a graduating senior and on the right track for once. I will always perfer Ombudsman over regular public high school. The education techniques used here and the ...

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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: 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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