Real Stories

Live Your Dream Award Recipients

The Soroptimist Live Your Dream: Education & Training Awards for Women program is our signature service project. The awards are designed to give women heads of households, who are the primary source of financial support for their families, the opportunity to achieve their career goals.  Below you can read the REAL STORIES from Live Your Dream Award Recipients.

Kristin R. – 2019 Live Your Dream Awardee

Kristin R. – 2019 Live Your Dream Awardee

Kristin is pursuing an Associate’s Degree in Healthcare Administration at Wake Technical Community College. Her goal is to gain education and embark on a career that will allow her to fully provide for herself and her two children. Kristin is currently employed as a...

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Demetrica W. – 2019 Live Your Dream Awardee

Demetrica W. – 2019 Live Your Dream Awardee

Demetrica will receive her Associate’s Degree in Human Services Technology and Substance Abuse from Wake Technical Community College in December 2019. She plans to pursue a Bachelor’s degree at UNC-Greensboro. Demetrica has worked with children and adults with...

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Shenita D. – 2018 Live Your Dream Awardee

Shenita D. – 2018 Live Your Dream Awardee

First Place Awardee: SHENITA D. $5,000 Cash Award Shenita will receive her Bachelor of Science in Genetics from NC State University this spring. Her goal is to work in research and ultimately to attain a future dual degree in law and medicine.  Shenita has overcome...

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Jennifer C. – 2018 Live Your Dream Awardee

Jennifer C. – 2018 Live Your Dream Awardee

Runner-Up: JENNIFER C. $2,000 Cash Award Jennifer will complete her Bachelor of Arts degree at Meredith College this spring with a double major in criminology and sociology. She will begin her career in the field of law as a paralegal. A single mother to three boys,...

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Sabrina M. – 2018 Live Your Dream Awardee

Sabrina M. – 2018 Live Your Dream Awardee

Runner-Up: SABRINA M. $2,000 Cash Award Sabrina is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies through University of North Carolina Greensboro’s online program. Her goal is to impact children’s lives with the love of learning as a...

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Thadene P.  -2017 Live Your Dream Awardee

Thadene P. -2017 Live Your Dream Awardee

Runner-Up:  THADENE PEACE $1,500 Cash Award Thadene Peace expects to graduate in 2018 from Miller-Motte College with her Associate Degree in Criminal Justice. Her immediate career goal is to obtain a job in the social work field to help struggling families and youth....

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