Stacy had always dreamed of becoming a nurse, but never had the finances to go to school for it. Through your support of UWSN, she was able to get funding for tuition and she is now working full time…
Seventh grader Jayden comes to after-school tutoring at the library at least three times a week. With UWSN's support he now works with a CCSD teacher on homework and studying for classes. His math…
When Christian started pre-kindergarten, he had to be put on an individual education plan due to a developmental delay. Through UWSN, teachers in Christian's classroom receive training on how to…
As a high school junior, Jorge thought college was completely out of the question. He qualified for free and reduced lunch, barely managed to pass his classes, and didn’t care about school. All that…
Back On Track, a UNLV Foundation program to help students who have fallen behind in school, held its first student recognition event at Western High School with leadership coordinators Denise Edwards…
Andrew was always interested in technology and understanding how machines worked. ITWorks, a job-readiness program, afforded him the opportunity to immerse himself in information technology and…
Roberto faces challenges not only with school but with English as well. He moved to the United States in the ninth grade and has struggled with school for the past two years. At the end of October,…
Rebecca, a member of Cohort 3 of Leaders in Training and a Connections Academy Senior, had the following wonderful reflections concerning a student trip:  "See it, dream it, be it means to me that if…

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