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When Margaret Hartsook was a young student, she didn’t learn in the same way as other kids. Recognizing her unique learning style, teachers often encouraged her to incorporate art into her lessons.“Art has always been a place where I... Read More
Ford ReStart Scholar Joseph Foley is in his first year in a demanding doctoral program in Virginia. Eleven years ago, he was in a very different place. “I’m a recovering alcoholic,” 35-year-old Foley says freely. “In my early 20s, I... Read More
In March of 1995, 20-year-old single mom Amy Van Wey was in debt and alone, living with her newborn son in a school bus in the Little Applegate Valley. “It was not a great combination,” she says.With the help of her family, Van Wey... Read More
Every year, The Ford Family Foundation’s Scholarship Office receives calls from school counselors and students asking if undocumented students can apply. Until this year, the answer was no.In order to apply for any of the Foundation’s need... Read More
Maria Quiroz has known since third grade that she wanted to be a veterinarian. She was the one always taking care of Sugar, the family’s cat, along with assorted pets. She grew up marveling at the strength of the human-animal bond.[caption... Read More