There isn’t much that can slow down Faith D’An Nixon. At a young age, Nixon pitched in to help take care of her family, providing care and support for her mother, who faced several health ailments and raised Nixon on her own.
When she was a child, Saskya Simon’s mother used to tell her, “the difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.” It’s a quote she has kept close to her heart, motivating her to work hard and be her best.
For Jacqueline Murphy, success was something she was always able to earn. From diligently working hard in school to seeking out the next academic challenge, she has always been eager to find new ways to thrive and grow. However, it wasn’t until she chose to step out of her comfort zone that she truly unlocked the door to personal growth.
From day one, Amanda Yerkes has been passionate about helping others. As a young child, her father was diagnosed with cancer and lost his job during his fight with the disease. Her family used all their savings to pay for the necessary treatments and, recognizing there would not be enough money left to help her go to college, she set out to work and save as much as she could to pursue her dream.