Scholar Stories

Father Figure Instills Importance of Strong Work Ethic and Giving

My name is Dante J. Leary and at this present time, I am 17 years of age. I am a senior at Brooklyn College Academy High School, which is an…

Tragic Memory Source of Personal Strength to Persevere

A significant experience that I have faced that has not only had a great impact on me but my family as a whole, occurred when I was only six years…

Embracing the Powerful Significance of Table Talk

There is a body of people that have collectively influenced the young woman I am today. The Adams family—like chain links they been together to form my one influential person….

Spring Creek Towers College Award Program

The Spring Creek Towers College Awards Program is now accepting application online: http://springcreekscholarshipprogram.org/ If you are a high school seniors who lives in Spring Creek Towers, and you are planning to…

Coming of Age: Finding Treasures in the Past

I remember sitting on the floor instead of the couch in the living room because for some reason as a child, hardwood felt so much more comfortable. Power Rangers was…

Accepting the Mantle of Leadership Adds Elements of Maturity

The transition from childhood to adulthood is an inevitable juncture that we all must come across in our lives. This transition requires great responsibility and maturity and can appear to…

Secret Revealed, Family Ties Strengthen

The emotionless therapist stared at me intently. My mother sat next to me, awkwardly staring at a painting hanging on the wall. With a sigh, the disinterested therapist asked me,…