"It's okay to be afraid. It's okay to make mistakes. Just make sure you never quit entirely and keep moving forward."
Sunday, May 24, 2020: #StudentStory #SuccessSunday #ACEStudentoftheWeek
Les Brown once said, “In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact.” Anyone who has ever been in a room with Ella Oulds can feel her positive energy and the difference she is making, not only in her own life, but in the lives of others as well. When Ella enters a classroom, she sets it on fire with her humor, her positive attitude, and her willingness to help others. There is never a dull moment when Ella is around. Read More...
“Having made it through the program, I know that it was not always easy. The hardest part was pushing back the fears and walk through the school doors again after so long. Sometimes we think that we can just go through life without our GED or high school diploma. However, without a high school diploma equivalency, our dreams may not come true . . . every accomplishment starts with the decision to try, so take chances, because in the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take.” - Laura, Program Completer, 2016
When Mariella Rodriguez was in Uruguay, she never liked English. In high school, she hated studying English. She never needed nor saw the need for English, until four years ago, when she came to America with her husband and found herself struggling to learn the language and live a normal life.
Mariella had followed her husband to various countries for his job. However, Read More...