Nina Huddleston, Non-Traditional Student, Graduates
"I planted a dream in my children, and saved a small part of that dream for me." Nina Huddleston, planter of dreams, is realizing her own small part this month when she graduates from Arkansas State University Mountain Home with an associate of arts degree. Hers is a non-traditional student success story that will inspire you to return to school.
Scholarships - The Gift of Confidence
Scholarships can mean all the difference between success and failure, especially if you're a student who is also a single parent. Jennifer Hefner received a small scholarship that was a huge gift of confidence. This is her success story.
Share Your Success Story in the Continuing Education Forum
Encourage other adults returning to school with your own story of success.
97-Year-Old Evie Eaves
97-Year-Old Evie Eaves earns her GED in Amarillo, Texas.
Centenarian Teaches College Classes to Retirees
Ruth Proskauer Smith is 100 years old, and she's still going to school as both a student and a teacher. Talk about lifelong learning!
Betty Hastens Earns GED at 86
The Florida Department of Education celebrates Betty Hastens, who passed her GED test at age 86 and the very next day began volunteering in the classroom as a tutor, helping others to succeed.
From High School Dropout to College Student
The Illinois Community College Board celebrates the success of Sharon Brown. In her own words, Sharon tells her story, from dropping out of high school pregnant, to earning her GED and becoming a regular college student. Way to go, Sharon!