Cecilia – 2024 Live Your Dream Awardee

Cecilia – 2024 Live Your Dream Awardee

Cecilia is a junior at Meredith College and expects to graduate in 2025 with a bachelor’s degree in biology, and then continue on to dental school. She currently works part-time as a pediatric dental assistant, and is the mother of 3 boys, ages 6, 2 and 1.  Cecilia...
Giordanna – 2024 Live Your Dream Awardee

Giordanna – 2024 Live Your Dream Awardee

Giordanna is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in hospitality at North Carolina Central University. She works full-time and has one son.  In 2021, Giordanna  experienced a series of challenges that led to deep depression and weight loss. First, she was involved...
Shannon – 2024 Live Your Dream Awardee

Shannon – 2024 Live Your Dream Awardee

Shannon is enrolled at Wake Technical Community college majoring in Psychology, with an expected graduation in June 2024.    A Raleigh native, Shannon is the youngest of eight children and the first member of her family to attend college. As a single mother of three...
Tamara – 2024 Live Your Dream Awardee

Tamara – 2024 Live Your Dream Awardee

Tamara is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at North Carolina Central University, which she expects to receive in December of 2024. This is an important step in her journey to become a midwife. She is the mother of a 2 year old daughter.   Tamara...