Congratulations to 2013 Nancy Larson Scholars!

Kimberly SwaffordKimberly Swafford
Missouri State University

“I have always had a passion for working with children. I truly realized this passion when I was a tutor in a first grade class while I was in high school. I enjoyed explaining something new to a student and watch as the flash of understanding came across their face.”

Carlos ChavezCarlos Chavez
Texas A&M University—Commerce

“The commitment that I have for my future students is just something that goes beyond words. I just want to be able to make a difference with every child that enters my classroom.”

Clarissa CorkinsClarissa Corkins
Kansas State University

“I cannot wait to be a role model for my future students to show them that I care about them and their learning, and I want to see them succeed.”

Chelsey EvansChelsey Evans
Texas A&M University

“I love kids and it is a passion of mine to work with and teach children, to watch them grow and prosper.”

Eric BoyntonEric Boynton
University of Rhode Island

“I hope that what I am accomplishing with my students in the classroom is making a difference in their lives. Great teachers not only love to teach but also love to share that joy with their students.”

Chantell OliverChantell Oliver
Texas A&M University—Commerce

“I can’t wait to get into the school and make a difference in a child’s life.”