Amanda Gorman – Using Her Special Gifts to Transform the World!
You may have seen Amanda Gorman, the 22-year-old poet, recite her poem “The Hill We Climb” at the recent Presidential Inauguration Ceremony. Her words and performance were spectacular and were acclaimed across the world. But what is even more spectacular is the story of how Amanda arrived at this moment and the lessons she offers…Read More
George Grimwade – A Giant On the Field; A Giant Heart Off the Field
George Grimwade was a giant on the field and off of it. An award-winning football player at Samford University in Alabama, Grimwade stands over 6‘8“ tall and weighs over 300 pounds! But it was his big heart off the field that really showed what a giant human being he is. George has always had a…Read More
No arms, No problem – Meet Richie Parker, NASCAR champion
Richie Parker has never listened to people telling him what he could not do. Born without arms, he and his parents did not let this stop him from having a normal childhood. This attitude served him well as he became an adult. His amazing perseverance and focus has enabled him to not only live independently,…Read More
Chris Nikic – An Ironman Inside and Out!
Chris Nikic just did the impossible! At least what people thought was impossible. But apparently, he did not get the message! Chris, a 21-year-old young man from Maitland, Florida, completed an Ironman triathlon. An Ironman consists of a 112 mile run a 2.4-mile swim and a 26.2-mile run. While this is an amazing accomplishment for…Read More
Tommy Rhomberg – 12 Year Old Goes to Bat for Storm Victims!
After a 140 MPH “derecho” storm tore through his town in Iowa, 12 Year Old Tommy Rhomberg decided to help victims recover. And he has done it with baseball bats. Yes, baseball bats! Let’s find out how. As Tommy told CBS News, he felt like he needed to do something when he realized how lucky…Read More
Alyssa Carson: Teenage Astronaut in Training Aims to Be Among First Humans on Mars!
When she was just 3 years old, Alyssa Carson took an interest in the planet Mars while watching an episode of the Backyardigans. From that moment, her lifelong passion and curiosity in space began! At a very young age, Alyssa, from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA started to do all things space! Here are some of…Read More
Great Quotes for Kids About Curiosity!
What is curiosity? Before diving into our quotes for kids about curiosity, let’s first understand what it is all about! Curiosity makes the world what it is today. It is a strong desire to know or learn something. If there weren’t curious people out there would be no clothes, no cars, no medicine, no internet,…Read More
The Power of Caring – From Police Officers to Godparents!
Police officers have hard jobs. They often put themselves in danger, working odd hours, and rarely receiving thanks for their work protecting the community. And sometimes they receive a lot of criticism. So, it is nice to see when a police officer’s positive actions are celebrated. Such is the case with two police officers who…Read More
Davyon Johnson – 11 Year Old Superhero Saves Two People in One Day!
Davyon Johnson, from Muskogee, Oklahoma, doesn’t understand what all the attention is about. In his words, he just “did the right thing.” And while that is true, saving not just one, but two people on the same day is kind of a really big deal. In fact, it is the stuff superheroes are made of!…
16-Year-Old Coffee Entrepreneur Ben Cloud Rises Above
Ben Cloud is a 16-year-old junior at Shawnee Mission North High School in Overland Park, Kansas. He is also a successful business owner and an inspiration to other young people in his community and beyond. Ben’s story is one of creativity, perseverance, and proactivity. Let’s explore how this young man took an idea and his…
Max Woosey – 11 Year Old Camps Out 500 Straight Nights to Help Others
Max Woosey, an 11-year-old from the United Kingdom, has spent his time during COVID doing something pretty meaningful. And hard. He slept in a tent for over 500 nights in a row. And he did this not only because he loves the outdoors but in service to others. Who is Max and why did he…