DMACC Foundation Scholarship

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DMACC Foundation Scholarship “The length of your education is less important than its breadth, and the length of your life is less important than its depth” by Marilyn Vos Savant is a quote that I hold very true to myself. All of my life I’ve believed that life isn’t about the breaths I take, it’s about the moments that take my breath away. I feel as if my believe fits right into the quote by Ms. Savant as she compares that believe to the importance of education. Many successful people, like Arne Duncan, have said that postsecondary education is extremely important when pursuing success in America’s economic system. I fully believe that thought and that is why I hold the value of education to a very high level. As every journey to success starts somewhere, I choose to start my journey of economic success with achieving a Liberal Arts (AA) degree from Des Moines Area Community College. My intentions are to earn my Liberal Arts degree here at DMACC and then transfer those credits to Iowa State University and earn my Bachelor’s degree in agribusiness. In preparation for my transfer in 2017 if have enrolled in the APP program to ensure a stress-free transfer. Once my adventure at Iowa State is complete in 2019 I plan to work a local agriculture cooperative or seed company like Key Cooperative or Syngenta Seeds. In…show more content…
As I have to pay for all of my college expenses myself, a scholarship of any amount would be greatly appreciated. Receiving a scholarship would assist me in not only paying for my education but, giving me motivation to continue earning high grades. Knowing that I have support from an organization and that they want me to succeed with earning my degree would certainly motivate me to keep up my great academic progress. That is because I wouldn’t want to let that organization
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