John Jast is a proud Give Back alum and graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Now residing in Morrow, OH with his wife and eight children, John enjoys spending time on their farm with his wife and kids. Learn more about the Jast family.
Join Give Back scholar, Marchelino Widarsono, as he walks us through a typical school day at Newtown High School in New Jersey.
Give Back alumna, Megan Corrigan, begins her full-time position as an audiologist this summer. Learn more about Megan’s journey and her hopes to use her education to serve underprivileged communities.
In 1988, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed the month of May National Foster Care Month. Read more on the history of foster care in the United States.
Courtney Simmons visit to the principal’s office in 8th grade was a life-changing moment. Read more on Courtney’s journey.
Cassie Scarzafava recently joined the Give Back team. Currently, she serves as the Give Back Graduate Assistant at Binghamton University. Read more on Cassie’s future aspirations.
The community school’s model at Binghamton University provides students and faculty with the resources necessary for students to achieve a higher education. Learn more.
Follow along with us as we take a personal dive into a typical school week for Give Back Scholar, Angel. Angel is a sophomore at Newtown High School in Queens, New York.
Elaine Connelly is one of our mentors via the Osborne Association. Our first two New York scholars benefit from their program and are mentored by Elaine.
Lauren Yates became the first person in her family to receive a college degree. Learn about Lauren’s journey to become a school counselor.