Resiliency

Resiliency

Resiliency is the ability to get back up every time you fall or fail. Resilience is the cousin of perseverance. I just made that up but I think it to be true. How do I know? A couple of years ago, I wrote a blog article about Dr. Eric Thomas (ET), one of the top...
Public Speaker Inspires Students to Achieve

Public Speaker Inspires Students to Achieve

Brady Mallory reports, KELO, Sioux Falls, SD Students in Sioux Falls are learning a valuable lesson about education and achievement. A Washington High School alum is speaking to students in district, and wants to inspire the young men and women to reach their goals....
Discovering a new future in Sioux Falls

Discovering a new future in Sioux Falls

(Photo: Joe Ahlquist / Argus Leader) Patrick Anderson, panderson@argusleader.com 8:47 a.m. CDT September 8, 2016 Wilson Kubwayo returned to Sioux Falls this summer because he wanted to be part of the community that changed his life. During his time at Washington High...
Perseverance

Perseverance

At times things do not turn out the way we have planned them. We get frustrated and confused with no sense of direction. It is in that moment when some people completely lose their dream or refocus on their dream. I’ve had the opportunity to do some travelling this...
What School is Like in a Refugee Camp

What School is Like in a Refugee Camp

Education is about embracing knowledge. I have always hated school but admired education. I will share with you why school was the last thing I wanted to do. I grew up in a Tanzania refugee camp called Mtabila Refugee Camp. As a child, I reminisced with friends and...