Strong Stories Blog

Powerful stories of the Meredith community going strong.

Beth Garner

Beth Garner »

At Meredith, Beth Garner, ’14, M.A. in Teaching, found the support and the flexibility she needed to support her goal of becoming an ESL teacher.

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Abla Awadallah »

Abla Awadallah, ’19, M.A. in Teaching, dreamed of becoming a lawyer, but after teaching refugees abroad, she discovered a newfound love.

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Ashlee Little »

After working in the technology industry for ten years, Ashlee Little, ’18, M.A. in Teaching, decided it was time for a change.

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Zipporah Whiteman »

After working as a teaching assistant in a kindergarten class, Zipporah Whiteman, ’18, M.A. in Teaching, came to Meredith College to develop her passion for education.

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Donna Bahena Bustos »

At Meredith, Donna Bahena Bustos, ’18, ’20 (M.A. Teaching), learned to appreciate her background. Now, she teaches her students to do the same.

Chris Doi

Chris Doi »

Chris Doi, ’16, M.A. in Teaching, turned his pastime of working with children into a profession and is now an English language arts teacher.

Yi Deng

Yi Deng »

Yi Deng, ’15, earned a Master of Arts in Teaching with plans to work as an elementary school teacher at a bilingual immersion school.



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