Tag Archive | "Achievements"

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Humans of Housatonic #3: “The Greatest Achievement in My Life”

Posted on 04 May 2015 by

“Doing what I love instead of something I was forced into was the greatest achievement in my life. I love acting and people tried to convince me to do otherwise. I’m proud that I am doing what I love because not many people can say that!” –Alondra Medina, majoring in Theatre. More Humans of Housatonic here.  […] Continue Reading…

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A Chance at My Dream College

Posted on 01 May 2015 by

Waking up to find your picture on the front page of the newspaper isn’t something that happens every day. Nor is it common to become a star overnight. No, I didn’t become the next American Idol, nor did I win Dancing With the Stars, but I did win the lottery. I played the game like […] Continue Reading…

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A Brief Hiatus: Going Back to Get Ahead

Posted on 19 December 2014 by

Perception is reality, well maybe; at least that is what seems to dominate society’s outlook on others. There is something  innate in all of us that drives us to believe what we are told until proven otherwise. This belief may be the flaw in the universe that is holding back all the potential and possibilities […] Continue Reading…

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Disabled to Co-Host of Keepin’ It Real

Posted on 22 October 2014 by

My experience with Cerebral Palsy has been very interesting. Being born with something I had no control over has given me a deeper insight into the “human condition.” I have overcome a lot of obstacles. I felt very insecure about myself. So much so, that I wouldn’t wear any shorts during the summer because they […] Continue Reading…

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Ascending to New Heights

Posted on 22 October 2014 by

I have been hiking from a young age. It started with local hikes, like Sleeping Giant in Hamden or the twisting trails of Eisenhower Park in my hometown of Milford. As I have matured so have my hiking endeavors. Two years ago I hit a new all time best when I made a pilgrimage to […] Continue Reading…