Tag: passion

Gross for Good! 7th Grader, Stephen Litt, Uses Worms to Cure Cancer!

Stephen Litt

Stephen Litt is a very curious 7th grader at Lovinggood Middle School, near Atlanta, Georgia. His life has also been impacted by two relatives who have had breast cancer. So when it was time for his school’s science fair, he decided to something important – research a cure for cancer! First,… Read more »

The Gorilla Girl – Saving Gorillas One Cell Phone at a Time!

Mariah Nablo

When Mariah Nablo was six years old, she watched a TV show that talked about problems faced by mountain gorillas in Africa. She learned that they were in danger of extinction because their habitat was being destroyed.  The cause of this trouble was people illegally mining for Coltan, a material used to make cell phones.  Mariah was… Read more »

Mikaela Shiffrin – USA’s Youngest Ski Champion Did It With Hard Work

Mikaela Shiffrin – USA’s Youngest Ski Champion Did It With Hard Work

Mikaela Shiffrin is now a 21 year old girl from Colorado.  She is also the youngest World Cup ski champion in the history of the USA and a 3 time winner of the World Cup.  Yet, her goal has never been to win championships but just to keep getting better… Read more »

Aaron Rodgers – Underappreciated, Underdog, Unbelievable

Aaron Rodgers

For many years, Aaron Rodgers has been among the top rated quarterbacks in the National Football League. He is also a Super Bowl Champion and MVP. But his success did not come easy. In fact, Rodgers was not even offered a scholarship to play college football. And he almost quit… Read more »

Simone Biles – An Olympic Champion Who Worked Her Way To The Top

Simone Biles

Nineteen year old Simone Biles is one of the best gymnasts who has ever lived. She has won more Olympic medals than any other American gymnast.  And while she now makes gymnastics look simple, her road to the top was anything but easy! When she was young, Simone’s parents were not… Read more »

Sky Sudberry – 10 Year Old Golf Champion Has The Right Attitude

Sky Sudberry

Did you know that there is a World Championship held each year for children who play golf?  Sky Sudberry knows about it because, along with thousands of other kids from around the world, she has participated in it several times. Sky is a 5th grader at The Woodlands Preparatory School near… Read more »

Great Quotes for Kids About Hard Work and Doing Your Best

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Sometimes, doing your best work or trying your hardest at something is difficult.  It may have to do with trying to do something new for the first time, like a new sport or activity at school.  It may have to do with doing homework for a subject that is not… Read more »

Inspiring Quotes for Young Athletes

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Do you play sports? If you do, then you know the value of hard work, commitment, and determination in achieving success.  Playing sports can help you learn the importance of these values. Sports can also teach you so much about yourself and the world around you. It can help you develop… Read more »