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.
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.
Chapter Summary: Chapter One: My First Wheels Kenneth E. Behring or Ken was born June 13, 1928. He woke up in a family of poverty. 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.
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
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.). Richard Sherman’s foundation positively impacts many kids across the country.
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. All of which are free.
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!
He worked for six days in the week and ten hours every day. 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.
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.
Freeman Hrabowski, currently President of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, lived in Birmingham, Alabama during the Civil Rights movement. At twelve years of age, he participated in a Children’s Crusade demonstration organized by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and other leaders of the time. Hrabowski’s motivation for participating was his passion for learning and the desire to ensure equal educational opportunities for minority children. His passion for education has never abated.
For my Biography paper, I am writing about the life of Dwight L. moody. He took no credit for his work and achievements. He didn’t even care about his failures. This made him the man that he would end up being in life. For over 200 years his family lived in the seclusion of their farm homes in the Connecticut valley.
Smith had a hard childhood, his father died when he was only 4 years. His father was the founder of the Greyhound bus line. He was was born in Marks, Mississippi, and he has two sisters. He had a bone disease that was know as Calve Perthes disease which is a disease that basically give you arthritis in your hips so you can not walk. He later overcame this disease and he actually ended up playing football.