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2007 Anne Ford Scholarship Winner

Written by Ryan Makinson

Ryan Makinson – Personal Statement Some people fear heights, other people fear snakes, but what I fear is writing essays. I find nothing more daunting than a blank sheet of paper waiting for me to divulge my thoughts and feelings that do not want to come. My head is streaming with thoughts, but my hand … Continue reading 2007 Anne Ford Scholarship Winner

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2005 Anne Ford Scholarship Winner

Written by Liana Mulholland

Liana Mulholland – Personal Statement I’ve been called many things throughout my life. …Lazy, stupid, doesn’t even try… My third grade math teacher doesn’t believe me when I tell her I can’t read the directions she has written on the board. Again and again I ask her to read them to me. She refuses. So … Continue reading 2005 Anne Ford Scholarship Winner

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2006 Anne Ford Scholarship Winner

Written by Michelle Lintner

Michelle Lintner – Personal Statement For my entire life, as early as I can remember, I have had a learning disability. It has been described as a language disability, speech disability, learning disability, reading disability, and finally dyslexia. The truth is, the disability I have is specific to language and reading. It has also affected … Continue reading 2006 Anne Ford Scholarship Winner

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