The toughest tests come outside the classroom. Read about Amelia in
Sheer Determination - Forging ahead in spite of it all in the Winter 2013
edition of the Northampton Community College magazine.
"Life was happening to me, I wasn't living it."
Chris Nobles life changed the day he tried to take the bottle away from his mother. Thereafter he would be a “system kid.”
Chris’s home life had not been… read more >
The huffing started in the sixth grade. Jeffrey didn’t understand that he was placing his health and well being at risk; he simply knew that he liked the high he experienced. By the… read more >
Jennifer ever thought that she would find herself living in a homeless shelter, but then her marriage of ten years fell apart. As a single mom, she found herself unable to deal with… read more >
knew there was trouble when there was no money for food. 15-year old David asked his mother what the problem was, but her answers were evasive. In time the truth became clear: His… read more >
TAWNY—and her husband Christopher both served in the Marine Corps. As Marines, they often heard that being a Marine was the hardest job they would ever have. Tawny believed that. Until her son Jack was two and they confronted… read more >
Sixteen and Pregnant may be a successful “reality” program, but Danielle Waltz has experienced reality, and she can tell you that being sixteen and pregnant involves a series of agonizingly painful choices. The decision to bear a… read more >