Winners with ALS, SMA and LGMD receive support to pursue postgraduate education
posted on September 17, 2010 - 2:29pm
Three accomplished scholars determinedly pursuing their educations while living with neuromuscular disease are the first winners of the CMMS Deshae Lott Ministries outreach program scholarships.
“We were so impressed,” with the winning candidates, said Deshae Lott, 39, a teacher and minster from Bossier City, La., who founded the nonprofit that bears her name. “These three show great strength of...
Scott Hatley is the 30-year-old co-founder of Incight, a nonprofit organization based in Portland, Ore., that helps people with disabilities set and achieve career goals through scholarships, mentoring relationships, microloans and other resources.
Preparing for and selecting colleges when you have neuromuscular disease is the subject of two Quest articles in the July-August 2007 issue: “The College Game" and “Want to Go to College?”
For other Quest articles on college, see “College and Beyond.”