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Trevor Petski

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Hometown: Panama City, FL

Drawing Date: January 15, 2015

My name is Trevor Petski. I'm 22 years old and am currently enrolled at Auburn University working to complete my bachelors in electrical engineering. Going away to school has really helped me get out from under my parents and has really helped me grow to be more independent and very appreciative of my parents. Though, I live apart from them I am unable to have a job while taking classes full time, thus I’m completely financially dependent on them. I have thus far paid my way through school with loans, and when I graduate I will have to hit the work force running in order to pay then off. Winning this scholarship seemed to have popped out of thin air. I’m incredibly grateful to receive this because it means I can, in a way, give back to my parents for all they have given me. I’m overwhelmed that someone would give me $10k to help me go to school and ultimately get into a career I can be proud of. I won’t be proud because of me but it will be because of the people who helped me fund my dreams.

Jennifer Farah

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Hometown: Matthews, NC

Drawing Date: October 15, 2014

My name is Jennifer Farah and I am a 40 year old, single mom of two boys. I currently attend Carolinas College of Health Sciences and working towards becoming a registered nurse. My dream is to be a critical care nurse, primarily trauma and ER. I am currently working part-time as a cashier and was very worried about how I was going to afford the nursing program. This scholarship will help me out tremendously with all of the books I need to buy, help pay for my tuition, and help with the cost of my uniforms and other items I will need for my clinicals. I was so stressed looking at everything I needed for my upcoming semester and trying to figure out what books I could do without but winning this scholarship changed all that. I know that I will now be able to get all of my textbooks and won’t need to worry about missing information that I know I will need. I cannot begin to explain how thankful I am and how a huge burden has been lifted off my shoulders allowing me to concentrate more on my studies and less on how to finagle finances with school.

Savahnna Marquez

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Hometown: Merced, CA

Drawing Date: August 15, 2014

Winning this scholarship is a huge blessing in my life. It will open many doors that will make it possible for me to successfully continue my education.

The scholarship money I will receive will go towards my main goal in life which is to attain a Medical degree and be able to possibly save lives. Attending the Milan Institute of Merced to become a certified Medical Assistant as well as being a full time student at Merced College to attain an AA degree has been a costly struggle. Educating me in an area where I can help others is more important to me than just your average student.

My recent heartache has lead me to this career choice with one thing in mind,” save lives”. Recently I have had to watch the most beautiful woman in my life lose her battle to a medical condition.

My determination to succeed in the Medical field is strong and the 10,000 dollar scholarship would benefit me by helping me accomplish this goal. I know I will succeed no matter what. Winning this scholarship will help me to invest in areas needed such as school supplies, school books, transportation, scrubs, and professional clothes. I can use the money to better research areas that will help me get to the level of profession in the Medical field I am striving for.

There are many things I am limited to as a student due to the fact I am unable to afford all the necessities needed. Although I manage to find ways without any money at all to buy scrubs and wardrobe from thrift stores, the struggle takes away from time I could be spending on my homework and studies.

The scholarship money is definitely going to help me be able to concentrate on my grades and having reliable transportation. Having the determination I have to succeed and one day be able to save lives is more than just any ordinary person’s determination.

Having to watch my little brother deteriorate and pass away from a medical condition in 2007, then having to watch my mother do the same thing in 2013 has made me realize I want to make a difference in this world by saving lives.

Thank you for giving me this opportunity to be able to keep continuing my education so that I can better myself and better the lives of others. I also hope to give others that have been or are going through the same thing I have gone through hope, faith and courage.

Edwidge Fleury

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Hometown: Lake Worth, FL

Drawing Date: July 15, 2014

My name is Edwidge Fleury. I am thirty-five years old and have two children. My daughter is 12 years old and my son is 10 years old. I am attending Palm Beach State College, and majoring in nursing.

I am face with many hardships and financial burdens. I have lost my job on June 12, 2014 and I have been unable to find a job. Having to put food on the table and trying to keep a roof over our heads has been nearly impossible, but I refuse to allow these obstacles to stop me from furthering my education. Returning back to school was one of the most important decisions that I made. My father always drilled into my head, “with hard work and perseverance, anything is possible.”

I am now a sophomore in college and have maintained an overall GPA of 3.52. After I graduate, I plan to continue my education and the BSN program at Palm Beach State College. Hopefully one day, my children will look back at all my obstacles, hardships, and struggles, and with proudness say, “my mommy made it.” I also hope they realize that there is no limitation to achieving one goal if one has perseverance and willing to work hard.

When I received the call from Scholarship4Mom, I was shock because I have never won anything before. I thought to myself another advertisement! I prayed, “Lord, as desperate as I am now, PLEASE let this be real!”

Receiving this scholarship will help me get one step closer toward my education. This scholarship will help me pay for my tuition, books, and resources needed to further my education. It will also help me to stay focus on my education and not so much on how am I going to my bills. Thank you very much for considering my application.

Andrea Toles

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Hometown: Canton, OH

Drawing Date: June 15, 2014

My name is Andrea and I'm so thankful that I won the 10000 dollar grant I went to Akron university and I loved going to school but I got pregnant and the commute from Canton to Akron in the winter while being pregnant was too much and I had to drop out of school I took the time to be a mother and ended up having my second child I didn't think it was possible to go back after my loans went into default even if I tried but I ran into this page and applied and won I'm so happy I can finish schooling and better my future for me and my kids Thank you so much

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