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Mirona Jackson

Mirona Jackson

“The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow!” My childhood didn’t start off so good. My biological parents weren’t ready to be parents. My brother and I were neglected as babies, and me a toddler. We were eventually put up for adoption but my grandmother stood up and took the […]

Andrew Gregory

“The best way to predict your future is to create it!” My mom was diagnosed with cancer in 2013 when I was in the third grade. She has been in remission since 2014 and is doing well. She has been a teacher with the Wake County Public School System since 1995. I am so happy […]

Jaylen Haith

“Every pain gives a lesson and every lesson changes a person” I’m ready for college and to embark on my dream of becoming a nurse to give back to my community since they have given so much to me. My goal is to give back to as many people as I can with my talents […]

Camilla Burnette

camilla burnette

“The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra” Throughout my life, I have faced hardship and tragedy many times. I lost my grandfather at an early age and struggled to let go. As I got older, my anxiety worsened and I soon began to struggle emotionally. I worried that if I failed a […]

Niya Commodore

“Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it was easier; wish you were better.” Niya was one of my former math students at Western Guilford High School, where she graduated in 2020 and received the first Christine Council Foundation scholarship. She is currently studying Biology at the University of […]