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Teens/Tweens

How to Get Into Your Dream College - Yes, It's Possible!

Year after year the challenge of gaining admission into a top university increases. To many, the possibility of getting into their dream school seems like a dream, but with the right tools and support, it’s entirely achievable. Breaking down the expectations of university admissions, admissions officers want students that are not only strong academically or […]

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Why 9News spent more than a year telling the stories of students at this Colorado high school

This whole crazy idea was born when Photojournalist Anne Herbst and I finished shooting a story at Jefferson Junior/Senior High School in Edgewater in May 2018. The story was about their annual tradition of having the graduating seniors visit Jefferson’s feeder schools to inspire the younger students to reach that attainable goal of graduating. While […]

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The Year Without Graduation: A Letter to My Daughter and the Class of 2020

As a parent, I’ve had to navigate hundreds of unanticipated situations. I’ve uttered scoldings I never thought would be necessary, including “Don’t lick street signs,” and “We always wear underwear to school.” I’ve offered support as they changed schools and sustained concussions. I’ve even seen them through a divorce in which we all demonstrated great […]

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