Kimberly Cheek Stanley
Lansing resident Jessica Gomez is excited to begin a career in health care as a dermatologist.
Elizabeth Krutz, principal at Central Elementary School in Valparaiso, received the Outstanding Successful School award in October at the 66th annual Association of Teacher Educators - Indiana Conference in Nashville, Ind.
Analicia Rios, 17, received a rare chance to view the medical field up close when she traveled to Ghana recently with Anidaso Health, a nonprofit organization providing healthcare services and supplies to struggling countries.
Munster resident Julianne Watterson happened upon her position at the South Suburban Humane Society by chance, but her experience there has persuaded her to remain in animal rescue for the rest of her life.
Dan Kenning’s drive to share his knowledge with student teachers has earned him recognition from the Indiana Division of the Association of Teacher Educators.
Emergency medical technician Bobby Elliott is using his hands-on training to serve both humans and animals.
When Ashley Gajda met an owner looking to abandon pet chinchillas near a dumpster, she decided to step in, and now dedicates her free time to similar rescue efforts.
Mike Krutz graduated from Merrillville High School in 1979, and at 52, is celebrating his ninth year as principal of the same school.
After competing in just two pageants, Dyer resident Alexis Ginn has reached a level many women work toward for years.
Heidelberg University freshman Christy Anzur was appointed in September to the Dean’s Student Advisory Board by Dean Haseeb Ahmed, recognizing her academic success.
Cori Reynolds, 17, will follow in her parents' footsteps when she begins studying education at Lewis University in Romeoville, Ill.
Lowell High School junior Joe Long was recently honored for his clarinet skills with the 2013 Regional Youth Arts Award presented by John Cain, executive director of South Shore Arts.
Adonis Holmes, 17, was recognized as a Student of the Month recently by the Lansing Rotary Club for his dedication to his school and his fellow students.
Lansing resident Ricky Ramirez hopes his compassion for others will lead to a successful career in psychology.
At only 26, Dayna Thompson’s hard work and interest in physics led to her working with a Nobel Prize-winning science team.
Crown Point resident Amanda Arceo is one of 40 volunteers working to find homes for animals as a part of rescue group All Breed Rescue Angels Inc.
Devan Martin’s hard work was showcased last month when she was chosen as the September Student of the Month by the Lansing Rotary Club.
Jaime Schoon is working to ensure that dogs housed at Gary Animal Control escape euthanasia with her group Northwest Indiana Death Row Dogs.
Mike Moore, 23, believes that striving to meet overwhelming challenges is what leads him to become a better person.
Eight-year-old Tyler Edwards describes his Type 1 Diabetes as an "unpleasant disease," and is doing anything he can to ease the suffering of others diagnosed with T1D.
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