Student Spotlight Anton (2)

Permanent Impact

“How do you know you are making a difference?” We hear this a lot at School on Wheels. For 16 years, we have been providing one on one tutoring to homeless students. We have been working with parents to help them navigate the school system so they are engaged in the success of their kids. […]

Reflections: Jefferson Award

In 1972, when I was just two years old, First Lady Jackie Kennedy established the Jefferson Awards as a Nobel Prize for public and community service. 42 years later, the Jefferson Awards is celebrated as “the most prestigious prize for public service in America.” In June, I was honored to represent my fellow Hoosiers at […]

Why We’re Thankful

It’s not a coincidence that attitude is part of the word gratitude. At School on Wheels, we see children every day who do not have access to things we often take for granted like food, clothing and housing. Despite having to meet these basic needs, what is always clear is the amazing attitudes our kids […]

Ethics, Eighth-Graders & The Big Bad Wolf

Back in the spring I had the pleasure of serving as a mentor at St. Richard’s School for their Entrepreneur Academy.  I spent one week with the junior high students reviewing case studies of new products to hit the market.  We created a company and explored business plans, financing, marketing and liability of products that […]