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Michele Mosley 15K Success Story

Put in the work. It’s a simple sentiment, but it’s the backbone for Michele Mosley’s approach to both her life and education. “Sometimes I wondered, ‘Am I going to get there?’ ” she says of her educational voyage. “But I keep pushing.” Success in school didn’t always come easily to Michele, 26. Setbacks in her […]

Lakeisha Gardner 15K Success Story

Hailing from Georgia, Lakeisha Gardner is not the typical recipient of a 15,000 Degrees scholarship. But her education story follows a similar theme. Growing up, the 23-year-old was always a good student. She graduated from high school with honors, the only African-American woman in her class to do so. Lakeisha always knew she’d attend college. […]