Meet some of the many successful IU13 Community Education alumni!
Meet Herve – “When you receive generously, it’s worth giving back the same way, or even more.”
- Coming to the US for safety, Herve is moving forward to a brighter future for him and his family. Read about Herve here.
Meet Patricia – ““I feel proud of myself and my husband Andrey, whom I met at IU13, for all our accomplishments as small business owners.”
- When Patricia immigrated to the US, she understood no English other than her name and country. Read about Patricia here.
Meet Zach – “The IU13 staff I worked with along the way have been greatly helpful and supportive of me from start to finish.”
- After college, Zach wanted to do more for his church and community. Read more about Zach here.
Meet Watum – “After learning English and getting my diploma, my life has drastically changed.”
- After immigrating from Africa, he pursued education to help support his family. Read more about Watum here.
Meet Elizabeth – “Hard work pays off.”
- After dropping out of high school to raise her baby, she struggled to find a job that didn’t require a GED. Read more about Elizabeth here.
Meet Jean – “I received ongoing support from IU13 and my job trainer.”
- While working in a warehouse to provide for his daughter and girlfriend, Jean realized that his dream job was to be a truck driver. Read more about Jean here.
Meet Felicia – “If there’s a opportunity, take it; you may not know what tomorrow brings.”
- While raising her son and taking care of her disabled sister, Felicia took initiative to pursue a career in medicine. Read about Felicia here.
Meet Jose – “I can’t believe all of these things are happening to me!”
- His gentle disposition, positive attitude, dedication, and perseverance contributed to his ultimate success. Read about Jose here.
Meet Binit – “Improving English language skills and making friends”
- Since arriving as a refugee in 2014, Binit has participated in English conversation classes, after-school activities, and a summer educational program. Read more about Binit here.
Meet Jose – “It was worth the effort, worth the push.”
- Since he passed the GED exams, Jose Santiago has found a higher-paying job, started college coursework, and acquired an unshakeable sense of accomplishment. Read more about Jose here.
Meet Juan – “Facing a drop-dead deadline, GED student beats the odds.”
- Read about Juan Vadi. (photo credit: Lancaster Newspapers)