Mentors/Teachers/Coaches

All of the Red Balloons

This story originally appeared in Kate Rademacher’s collaborative blog series on the topic of Risky Love: Without giving it too much thought, I signed up to spend spring break my...

I KNOW that I can DO anything and MORE!

I am amazing because I AM ME. My name is Shaila and im 9 years old, its been hard for me to make good friends since my self esteem is not very good. I struggled with body image and it makes...

Bravery in the Eye of the Storm

Well today it happened… A day we never want to happen, but continually prepare for throughout the school year. We had a tornado touch down near the school, and as expected, went into our...

Carina’s journey

My name is Carina Imbrogno and I was born in 1974 in Buenos Aires, Argentina to Italian immigrants. I was born with a rare genetic disorder called Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome kyphoscoliosis...

Changes, Choices and Challenges

Born in the family of educators, I was not only born teacher but born to be a teacher. Teaching is something that come naturally to me. Yes it is in my genes. I wanted to be everything...

Teachers who inspire me

MRS. DONALDSON AND MR. BOYLES I WANT A THANK YOU FOR INSPIRING ME TO KEEP GOING THROUGH HARD TIMES AND SHOWING ME THAT I CAN INSPIRE PEOPLE TO USE THERE FEELINGS FOR GOOD.

More Than An Internship

For one of my graduation requirements, I needed to fulfill an internship/practicum course. As I was going through the list of options, Girls on the Run stood out to me. I had heard of Girls...

Girls on the Run is so much fun!

I volunteered this year for Girls on the Run Central KY and it was life changing. I am currently a college student studying Nursing, so I was a little nervous about being with a group of...

An Audience is Watching

The school that I coach for Girls on the Run sits in the inner city of Allentown. As the guidance counselor shared with me the first day, it isn’t in the “sexy” part of the city that...

Tell Her She Can Run

At the age of 9, my daughter was beautiful and bubbly, intelligent and funny. Always tall for her age, she possessed a body built for strength and she was using that strength to become a...