Who is Katherine Johnson? Katherine Johnson is a black mathematician. She was born August 26, 1981, born in White Sulphur Springs, WV. She was born to the parents of Joshua and Joylette Coleman. She is the youngest of four children. Her father was a lumber man and her mother worked as a teacher. Katherine parents knew she love math at a young age. When Katherine was 13 her parents enrolled her In the Institute West Virginia. She graduated from high school when she was just 14 years of age. When Katherine turned 18 she attended West Virginia State College. She brought her love of math to college with her she took every math course the college had to offer. Many of her teachers horned her so they began to take her under their wings. She was a very bright and smart student. Math teachers and chemist were really paying her close attention.
She attended the Wahpeton Indian Boarding School, and later went on to study at Dartmouth College and Johns Hopkins University (McCay, Deroche). She writes with themes of revenge, redemption, strength, parenting, and humor. She is a poet, novelist, and proud Native American and allows that to influence
Amy Archer-Gilligan was originally born Amy E. Duggan October 1868. Her parents James Duggan and Mary Kennedy had 10 children, Amy was the 8th. She grew up in Milton Connecticut and attended school at the Milton school. In 1890 she attended the New Britain Normal School. Apart from this very little known about Amy’s childhood, this partly has to do with the fact that she had many siblings and little documentation was kept at the time. After her schooling Amy married James Archer in 1897 and just a few months later had her daughter, Mary J. Archer in December 1897.
A special person I know takes care of me, teaches me and inspires me, her name is Nikki Gerner. I first met Miss Nikki about a year ago when we went to visit her for a party. I believe Miss Nikki should come speak at island school because she is responsible , a good influence to all kids, and has been through a few difficult things but never gave up. Nikki is a very special person in my life that I appreciate her very much.
In her early life, she was influenced by her father when it came to learning. As a young girl, she had many childhood events and a great education that impacted her life. Born in White Sulphur, WV, she was like a walking and talking robot. Her parents were a huge contribution to her success. Her father wanted her to have such a good education that he moved to a different school.
Throughout the book she provided memories and stories throughout out her time living in Cajun culture. When she got older she went to the Louisiana School for the Deaf at the age of six. It was here that Fischer learned to communicate by sign, she could have more of a normal life. Into her Adult years she left her Cajun roots behind to go to Washington D.C. She left her Cajun roots behind because she felt like it was holding
Many truisms can be used to define Mike Ditka. He is known for being callous, strong and legendary. Although he grew up in a small working-class family, he would use these humbling everyday experiences as a motivator to become not only a Bears legend, but one of the most unforgettable sport icons of the United States of America. As a young boy, he played every sport he could, topping in every single one of them. However, he realized that his true passion was football - a sport that he not only loved but wished to build a career in. He soon went on to make a mark in football when he was selected in the first-round draft pick. Additionally, he gave a new life and meaning to the tight end position; one that was viewed primarily as a task for a
READER, the incredible tales of my life will come across as astonishing or unimaginable. Some might say the story is too farfetched from the truth. Don’t fret dear reader, this story I will tell you is completely truthful, and the descriptions revealed in this tale contains no lies. All of the accounts that I recall in this epic have happened to me throughout my life. The tales in my life might seem like a mythological fable to some. But there is nothing fictitious about this tragedy.
Sandra Kay Yow is one of the most inspirational coaches. When she was in high school she once scored 52 points in a game. Her coach then predicted that she would make history in basketball. She thought it was insane at the time. In 1965 she began coaching at Allen Jay High school. The principal of the school said she could teach there and requested that she coach the girls basketball team. Kay coached there for 4 years and then coached at Gibsonville High school for 1 year. Her record then was 92-27. Her dedication to basketball was amazing. She was the first person to get the Jimmy V Espy for Perseverance. She survived 2 long battles of cancer and her third time with the disease she lost the battle. She had cancer 22 years out of her ____ coaching career.
Lavinia Fisher, a well-known name among Charleston’s residences and Ghost enthusiast. Her name carries a bleak legend being one of the first female serial killer sparking an interested with popular paranormal television, even with so little actually being true events. Her story, even though over 200 years later, have captivated those engrossed in the dreary tales that surround the Charlestonian culture. The legend of Lavinia, like most legends, indicate what charlestonian closely identify with, in this case being religious.
Kimberly Hartford, an above average appearing woman who came from a seemingly normal family. Kimberly Hartford, a woman who has a chronic illness that nobody believes. It is a silent, internal illness, that has been killing her slowly for the past thirty years. She suffers not only physically, but mentally as well. Excruciating pain day by day, so horrid that morphine cannot fix.
Imagine if you had one of your limbs removed right when you were going to have your dream career. This is what Aimee Mullins and Bethany Hamilton had to go through. Even though Aimee Mullins and Bethany Hamilton handled their adversity in different ways, it is important to see that they also took things the same way but both were determined to pursue their goals in life.
Who would have thought that someone could go from being injured while in an active combat, to being a professional paratriathlete? Well, Melissa Stockwell did just that. In her younger ages, she loved her country to the extent of wanting to be in the army when she grew up. While knowing that she wanted to do that, she also kept in mind that she needed to be more athletic. Therefore, she began gymnastics at a younger age and also undertook many school activities.