Samuel Truett Cathy was born on March 14, 1921 in Eatonton, GA to Lilla James and Joseph Benjamin Cathy. He was the 6th of 7 children with 4 older sisters, an older brother and a younger brother. Cathy attended Boys High School (known today as Henry W. Grady High school) in Atlanta, GA. Cathy married Jeanette Cathy and together they had 3 children; Trudy, Bubba, and Dan. During the time of World War II, Cathy had gone and served in the war. Upon return and a few years after the war and the Great Depression had ended, using his business philosophies and biblical background, Cathy opened up a restaurant called the “ Dwarf Grill” in the Atlanta suburb of Hapeville in 1946.
The Recipe for Achievement Wally Amos is a very well-known business owner. He stated making cookies at a very young age his grandmother use to make it for him all the time back in 1948. He thought the recipe was good, he decided to make it his own. At first it was hard and he didn’t have a lot of money so he dropped out of high school and went to the air force. When he came back to the USA, he started out on a minimum wage job he worked at that job for about 8 years.
His dad Elmer working on the lumberyard of his uncle with 25 cents per hour. His mother Mae was cleaning house of their neighbor and do laundry jobs for extra income. Because of poverty, Ken was exposed to different jobs. At the age of 10, he started to work and at the age of 12 he worked at the lumberyard of his
At an early age, Ali struggled with school which resulted in him finding love for the sport of boxing. He started to box at the age of twelve and by the time he was sixteen, Ali had won two Golden Glove Titles which made him well known nationally. By the time Cassius was twenty-two years old in 1960, he was offered an opportunity to participate on the Olympic team in Rome. He not only participated, but he actually won the Olympic gold medal. After returning back home from the Olympics, just like any other individual who wins a gold medal in the Olympics,
The promotion he is striving to obtain will help him be able to provide a comfortable life for his wife and himself. He spent countless hours at stores in the area gathering data about people’s shopping habits and hours calculating facts and figures. All the information he has collected has been written down on a yellow sheet of paper. That yellow sheet of paper flies out of the window and lands on a ledge of his building, just out of the reach of Tom. This creates a dilemma for Tom: Should he abandon the paper and lose his chances at a promotion, or should he risk his life to better his life?
While there he is hoping to major in broadcast journalism. Drew Wallen has improved everyone’s life who he has ever come in contact with and will continue to do great things throughout college. Drew is currently attending Central Washington University (CWU) as a member of the school’s football team, the Wildcats. He signed his letter
Richard Sherman, after being inspired by his own role model, subsequently used his football fame to create a foundation that supports and motivates young inner city youth to overcome obstacles. When Richard Sherman was a young man, NBA superstar Magic Johnson made a visit to his high school to talk to the students about the importance of staying in school, goal setting and developing a strategy to achieve your goals. This encounter with Magic Johnson planted a seed within Richard Sherman to not only develop individual goals but also create an incentive to impact the community in a very meaningful way. This directly resulted in Sherman using his popularity as a NFL star to give back to his and other low income communities by starting a foundation called Blanket Coverage. (Sherman, R. n.d.).
Milk worked at his families retail clothing business during high school and enjoyed playing football and singing Opera music (Cava,2008). As a young boy, Milk was made fun of for his big ears and long nose. It wasn’t until his teenage years that he realized he was gay. After High School, Milk studied
When he built the school the boys worked hard and if they graduated they got $100 in new clothes and help finding a job. The school was founded with Hershey's money from his successful chocolate business. Unfortunately, he died in 1945 but he left his money to keep the school up and running! Today, that money would be worth $5 billion! Each year more than 1,300 kids go to the Milton Hershey school for education, career training, housing, clothing, meals, and health care.
I played well my 8th grade year and wanted to impress the varsity coach. So I attended every camp, workout, and winter practice to hopefully even get his attention. Even if I didn’t perform well I made sure I would always hustle and have a great attitude towards the game. The first day of practice I went and warmed up with the JV squad. In the middle of stretching the varsity coach shouted at me, “Green!
Then he became a salesman for the factory. Now he sell items that are made in the factory. Robert lived in downtown Chicago with his wife Helen, his son Frank, and his daughter Ruth. Robert has been working in the factory for quite a few years and he is really good at what he does. At the factory young boys and older men made medicines that were said to treat certain illnesses and diseases.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas. His parents, David Jacob Eisenhower and Ida Stover Eisenhower. Dwight was the third of his parents seven sons; he had two older brothers, Arthur and Edgar, and three younger ones, Roy, Earl, and Milton. They all lived in a tiny house in Denison, Texas while his dad was cleaning train engines. Dwight was just a year and half old when his family moved backed to Abilene, Kansas, for his farther David could take a better job.