Students Rising Above
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- Students Rising Above: Abraham Wordsworth OAKLAND (KPIX) -- In a small apartment on International Boulevard in East Oakland, Abraham Wordsworth works quietly on his homework. In the background, he can hear the small but clear voice of his grandmother singing prayers in her native language...
- Cal Student Rising Above Supports Disabled Mom With Cisco Internship Growing up in East Palo Alto, Markel Moore says he’s had to work hard for everything -- like becoming the first in his family to go to college and earning the scholarships to pay for it.
- Student Rising Above Takes Care Of Mom, Academics At Same Time Imani Evans has grown up watching diabetes devastate her mother, one complication at a time.
- Former Student Rising Above Comes Full Circle To Lead Others In Helping Those In Need For Lorna Contreras-Townsend working for Students Rising Above is much more than a job. Ten years ago, she was a student rising above herself.
- Student Rising Above Goes From 'Vagabond' To College-Bound NASA Intern Andre Gomes is only 18-years-old but he already has hands-on experience with rocket science, as an intern at NASA. It was the perfect summer experience for someone like Andre, who wants to be an engineer.