The moth flutters a bit. Then she lets it go in a drier spot nearby. Quinn, a 20-year-old sophomore at Emory & Henry College, said she is through-hiking the Appalachian Trail to learn about life from a different perspective.
In a high school English classroom at the Cathedral Home for Children, Laramie County Community College English for Students of Other Languages (ESOL) student Diogo Zerbetto began telling a story from his home. It went something like this
Josh LaRose said he understands what it’s like to be an underdog. Since he was a small boy, LaRose has struggled with dyslexia, a learning disorder marked by impairment to recognize and comprehend written words.
In a few months, Patrick Moreland’s workload will go sky high. No matter how many assignments his instructors at Anne Arundel Community College give him, the 19-year-old knows he has an additional two or three hours of work waiting when he gets back to his family’s home.
You can call Kerry Anderson a “road scholar” with a unique view of education. Anderson’s first learning venture came in the cabin of her truck-driver mom’s big rig, where she was home-schooled while crisscrossing America.
People, including Greater Lafayette’s rich collection of college students, are looking for ways to volunteer, said Joyce Fasani, director of the Lafayette Urban Ministry emergency homeless shelter. That observation was based on her own experience at the shelter.
Age is just a number to Nola Ochs. Prior to enrolling in classes at Fort Hays State University, she celebrated birthdays, but never talked about her age. Then, in 2007, word got out that a 95-year-old woman was about to set a world record as the oldest college graduate.