Our Dream Achievers
Our Dream Achievers all share one thing in common - the determination to overcome poverty through education and hard work. Add our mentoring and community partnerships, and you have the equation for success!
Lesdy is earning her degree in nursing at Austin Community College, and will be graduating in December 2018. She will be the first generation in her family to graduate from college along with her younger sister. She is currently seeking to advance her career so that she can ultimately give back to the community. She is passionate about helping others and “paying forward all the great things people have done for me.”
Lesdy has wanted to become = a Dream Achiever so that “I can fulfill my dreams while at the same time paying forward what has been so generously given to me.”
Adriana grew up in Austin and graduated from Aiken High School. At 23, she is working as a Research Technician at Product Pharmaceutical. She is on track at ACC Eastview, wherein the fall she will be a Level 3 Nursing student and is set to graduate in May 2019. Becoming a Dream Achiever means being a role model to my peers and paying back to my community. “I feel that I am already super successful,” says Adriana, “and really appreciate the help of Dream Come True.”
At 25, Shanice’s goal is to complete her education up to the master’s level as a Registered Nurse. During Level 1, “I worked three jobs @ 90 hours per week while in the Nursing program, she explains.” She is a Level 3 ADN student and has maintained a 3.128 GPA. Her expected graduation date is May 2019. She is employed as a patient caregiver at St. David’s Rehabilitation Hospital (Nurse Extern) PRN and Project Transitions Hospice home (Caregiver) PRN.