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Anita Wolf, Facing History New Tech

Notable: Was without a permanent home and did not have a great academic record when she moved from West Virginia to Cleveland before her junior year to live with her grandmother. Became serious about her studies and thrived.

High school resume: 

  • Graduated in the top 10 of her class
  • Received Yale Book Award
  • High honor roll

Plans for the future: Attend the University of the West of England and go into adolescent psychology

Challenges faced: Making the move from West Virginia.

Who deserves the most credit for her success? Her grandmother, for providing structure

Quote: “I really want to be there for the kid I used to be. I want to provide support for somebody like that.”