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Facing Challenges And Fear Every Day: Wendy Bordewisch By Kayla Bordewisch

My mother, Wendy Bordewisch, faces challenges every day. My mother has Multiple Sclerosis (MS). She was diagnosed in 2007 when my younger brother Gavin...

Gabi Ury By Samantha Cecil

Gabi Ury was 16 when she shattered the women's world record for the longest abdominal plank in 2014, crushing the 40 minute one second...

Q&A With Naval Officer Christopher G. Landon By Jackson Epperly

I chose to interview LCDR Christopher G. Landon, USN because I knew that he was in the Navy and I thought that he would...

Beethoven By Lilly Fisher

Ludwig Van Beethoven was an inspiring person who overcame a lot of challenges in his life. He was a piano prodigy and a fabulous...

No White Flags: Steve Gleason By Alex Vrbensky

Today we don’t always appreciate what we have or what we can do. And, we sometimes forget that some people in this world can’t...

Benjamin Franklin: A Poem By Benjamin Hadley

Benjamin Franklin was smart and a genius But living his life was not so seamless Ben only went to school for 1 whole year But he wasn’t...

How My Father Faced Adversity in Iraq By Caroline Alsina

Central Middle School 6th grader Caroline Alsina learned about the importance of foreign missions and the hardships that soldiers  overcome. This image shows a...

Courage By Devin Harper

I met Jordan when I was five years old. At that time, I never thought that she would be one of my closest friends...

Overcoming Adversity: My Mom By Ryan Hart

Many people throughout history have overcome adversity dating all the way back to the beginning of time. Many are very well known; however, one...

Social School Problems By Dariana Kerrick

I decided to interview a friend who would like to stay anonymous. For most of her school years, she was bullied and had an...

Stevie Wonder By Porter Tierney

Stevie Wonder was born in Saginaw on May 13, 1950. He was born prematurely causing Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) leaving him blind. His full...

Gabby Douglas By Caelan Scott

Not many people knew the name Gabrielle Douglas before the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Gabby was the first African-American female to win an...

Ali Krieger Inspires By Amanda Win

Ali Krieger has really inspired me by the way she has overcome so many challenges and speedbumps in her path to greatness. This soccer...

My Friend Katarina Parsons Overcomes Adversity By Luke Carter

Katarina Parsons was six years old when a visit to a friend’s home turned into a tragic accident. Two dogs viciously attacked Katarina. She survived...

Two Degrees By Jack Woods

Three people who had to overcome challenges are: Bernice Notenboom, Martin Hartley, and Ann Daniels. They skied from 88 degrees north to the North...