37. Inspiring Tenacity

37. Inspiring Tenacity

Jeremiah Allison is the real deal.He’s the kind of guy who holds doors for other people when he’s supposed to be the center of attention. Who stops an old friend for an enthusiastic hug as he passes by. Who keeps his promises.Jeremiah with his mother,...
38. Inspiring Ingenuity

38. Inspiring Ingenuity

She describes the moment as if it occurred yesterday.The then middle schooler was lying on her back on the rooftop of her family’s home in Ranaghat, West Bengal, India, gazing idly at the puffy white clouds drifting by overhead. She daydreamed about the future,...
39. Inspiring Good Works

39. Inspiring Good Works

GenerosityMention community service to Devon Seymour, and the high-level energy radiating from the graduating WSU senior goes up a few notches. Her voice becomes more animated. Her crystal-blue eyes shine bright. She leaves little doubt she cares deeply about the...
40. Inspiring Leadership

40. Inspiring Leadership

Meeting a great need–and having a blastAlarms bells sounded in his head. Observing the epidemic-like speech and language difficulties demonstrated by the children on a daily basis can prompt that type of reaction in someone who...
42. Inspiring Teamwork

42. Inspiring Teamwork

It started with a car, a ’69 Corvette Stingray to be exact.When Arron Carter, the director of the Washington State University Winter Wheat Breeding Program, was in high school his agricultural teacher had a ’69 Corvette Stingray. Every year this teacher...