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Everyone has a story to tell. Here is a collection of stories related to STLF submitted by students, parents, supporters, partners, and more. Explore the stories, post comments, and submit one of your own to be posted soon! Thanks for reading!
Josh Misso reflects on his journey through three years with STLF and how his experiences have shaped him into the leader he is today.
"You are all proof that dreams really do come true and I see how excited each leader gets when you share the story of how STLF was created. It is clear that everyone involved walks away with the STLF imprint on their hearts."
Not only do I credit STLF with giving me the proper credentials for the scholarship, but more importantly, STLF allowed me to grow as a person committed to leadership in public service and public interest...
On August 17th in a parking lot filled with students, parents, mayors and political officials from two states, we cheered, waved our goodbyes and embarked on what was to be….the best trip of my life...
As an adult looking in at the group, it was exciting to see them push themselves out of their comfort zones to address issues of stereotyping and how it feels to help others. The college leadership core did an awesome job of making the students feel comfortable enough to make this progress...
Students Today Leaders Forever is an excellent example of community members contributing to the community. Grand Forks students in middle schools, high schools, and the University of North Dakota give numerous hours for the good of our community. I have personally witnessed and experienced the benefits of their service.
- College Participants
- High School Participants
- Middle School Participants
- Service and Housing Partners
- Student Core Leaders
My Story - Ayoola "Ay" Okuribido
STLF shaped Ay's college experience and prepared him future leadership skills