Recipient Updates

March 2018

Update: 2016 Rockin’ Recipient Madison Essig Will Be a 2022 GMU Graduate!!!

By | 2018-03-13T03:59:49+00:00 March 3rd, 2018|Recipient Updates|

Guys…this is some exciting news! Remember Madison from our trip to George Mason University last year to visit with some of our recipients in the LIFE Program? Madison was the first person with Down syndrome to graduate with a regular diploma within the DC school system…and did so with a 3.7 GPA. Madison recently applied to [...]

February 2018

Update: 2017 Rockin’ Recipient Jason Rogers!

By | 2018-03-12T02:51:06+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Recipient Bios, Recipient Updates|

Jason Rogers is one of our 2017 Rockin' Recipients, and he wrote to us this week to catch us up on how he's been doing at Lipscomb U!!! I love hearing from our Rockin' Recipients so much, and this particular update made my ❤️ go extra gooey because of the pics Jason sent along - [...]

Update: 2017 Rockin’ Recipient Brennan Eve Earned a 4.0 GPA!!!

By | 2018-03-12T02:46:52+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Recipient Updates|

Recipient Update, peeps!! This one's short & sweet, to start your week off right 😍😍 Brennan Eve, one of our awesome and amazing 2017 Rockin' Recipients, is now in her second semester at the University of Cincinnati TAP (Transition and Access) program. She completed her first semester with a 4.0 GPA 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 - an accomplishment [...]

Update: 2017 Rockin’ Recipient Dalton Cron Is Rockin’ ClemsonLIFE!!

By | 2018-03-12T02:37:48+00:00 February 10th, 2018|Recipient Updates|

Recipient update in the house, you guys!!! 😍😍😍 2017 Rockin' Recipient Dalton Cron's sweet dad sent us an update on how Dalton is doing at ClemsonLIFE!! Here's what he wrote: "Dalton is getting ready to start his 2nd semester and he's fully transitioned into college life!! He LOVES his independence and campus life. He's been [...]

Update: 2017 Rockin’ Recipient Rachel Handlin Is Rockin’ CalArts!!

By | 2018-03-12T02:30:02+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Recipient Updates|

I've said it before, and I'll say it again - I ❤ getting updates on our fabulous Rockin' Recipients so much, because I'm so proud of each and every one of them & I just love getting a window into what my girl's educational future might look like, with some hard work and dedication 😍 [...]

Update: 2017 Rockin’ Recipient Jordan Huffman Met Tim Tebow!!!

By | 2018-03-12T02:20:52+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Recipient Updates|

I ❤ getting updates about our awesome & amazing Rockin' Recipients so much!! This one's about 2017 Rockin' Recipient Jordan Huffman, who attends the University of Georgia's Destination DAWGS program. His wonderful mom sent me this update on how he's doing this year: "I wanted to give you an update on Jordan and his big [...]

January 2018

Meet 2017 Rockin’ Recipient Carly Aydyan!

By | 2018-03-12T02:14:27+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Recipient Bios, Recipient Updates|

2017 Rockin' Recipient Carly Aydyan is studying with the Bridge to Independence program at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, LA! 😊Her first semester at Nicholls was AWESOME - her classes included Music and Art Appreciation, University Prep, Personal Fitness, Bridge - Life Skills, and Fundamentals of Public Speaking 😲 Carly even received an award for [...]

Update: 2017 Rockin’ Recipient Melissa Baldwin!

By | 2018-03-10T02:19:34+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Recipient Updates|

I hope this week is getting off to a great start for you - and to help you get an even better start, say 'hey' to 2017 Rockin' Recipient Melissa Baldwin! 😍😍 Melissa's just finished up her third semester at Edgewood College in Madison, WI - here's her update about what she's been up to [...]

Update: 2017 Rockin’ Recipient Isabelle Ketchum!

By | 2018-03-10T13:31:21+00:00 January 14th, 2018|Recipient Updates|

You guys, there's only one thing better than getting an update from a recipient...and that's getting it IN PERSON!! My heart was soaring yesterday as Isabelle Ketchum was in town visiting friends and we got to meet for lunch Maudie's TEX-MEX. She got the Maudie's Award in 2017 (a higher scholarship amount) and we met [...]

Meet 2017 Rockin’ Recipient Taryn Stinson!!!

By | 2018-02-01T18:12:47+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Blog, Recipient Updates|

Peeps!! I just ❤️❤️❤️ hearing from our scholarship recipients!!! Recently Taryn Stinson, one of our incredible & inspiring 2017 Rockin' Recipients, emailed me to catch me up on how she's doing at UNC Greensboro in their Integrated Communities Studies program!! In her own words: "I had started volunteering at the Civil rights Museum this year of 2017 [...]