After years of taking care of her school, a custodian got the thank you of a lifetime. Brenda Hurst, who’s been the head custodian at Boiling Springs High School in Boiling Springs, South Carolina, for the last 20 years, finally has a place to call home thanks to her students and community. The Campobello, South […]Read more "School Custodian Loses House To Fire And Gets A New Home Thanks To Students"
Anson Lemmer had no way of knowing that on his last delivery order of the night of June 15 for Uncle Pizza in Glenwood, he would perform CPR and help with a potentially life-saving rescue. Lemmer, 19, of Denver is staying in Glenwood with his parents to work over the summer. Only two days after […]Read more "Pizza Boy To Pizza Man, Delivery Turns Into Life Saving Rescue"
Madeline Stuart, the courageous and inspiring teen model with Down syndrome whose story we first told here, has just landed her first major modeling contract. Manifesta, a U.S.-based women’s athletic-wear brand that targets women of all shapes, sizes and types, has taken on Stuart as one of their representatives. The match seems like one made […]Read more "Teen With Down Syndrome Lands Her First Modelling Contract"
A teenage girl survived a mountain plane crash that is thought to have killed her grandparents before hiking alone through wilderness “for a couple of days” and flagging down a passing car. Autumn Veatch, 16, trekked through thick forest and craggy terrain of Washington State, on American’s west coast, after the light aircraft she was […]Read more "Teenage Girl Survives Plane Crash And Walks Through Wilderness To Safety"
No, it’s not a clerical error. Brooklyn Law School said Monday that it will refund graduates 15 percent of the total they paid in tuition if they are still searching for a job nine months after receiving their degree. The program is called “Bridge to Success” and will begin with the incoming class of 2015. […]Read more "Brooklyn Law School To Give Unemployed Grads Money Back"
Inspired by a classmate’s fashion sense, the class of 2015 from Clifton High School in Clifton, New Jersey made an unconventional move when choosing their yearbook awards — voting classmate Abrar Shahin as their “best dressed” this year. Shahin is Muslim, and wears a fabric head covering known as a hijab over her head as […]Read more "Hijab-Wearing Teen Wins Best Dressed At High School"
Valery Swope, 18, answered her phone one afternoon in March. It was Cabrini College, telling her she had been accepted. “I feel so great. Oh, my Lord. I’ve got to tell everybody!” First, she posed for a selfie. “I’ve got to take a picture of this face!” Then she got on the phone. The first […]Read more "Girl Left For Dead Now Ready For College"