Katrina in Rockaway Park, NY

My name is Katrina and I am the first one in my family to attend college; let alone make it all the way and get accepted into graduate school. Parents although not together, neither have made it to school, one not even to high school. One brother of mine has about 9-12 college credits after obtaining his GED but never continued to go and pursue college any further. My other brother, I’m not even sure how far he made, he might’ve made it to high school and graduate but I don’t recall, unfortunately. All of that has pushed me to show that if you set your mind to it you don’t have to be like everyone else in your family you can go further; above and beyond. I wish to own a business or maybe multiple businesses one day. I am the future for my family and to try to be the one to get us out of poverty and not have to worry about struggle and financial stress anymore. Seeing how little education my family has had has given me the motivation to keep going. As long as you set your mind to something you want and dream of anything is possible. Keep going it will all work out in the end.


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April 28, 2021