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GNA Success Stories - Lindsay Lane

GNA Success Stories – Lindsay Lane

“Since high school, I’ve grown into myself more than I ever could’ve expected. Though I was fairly active in my years at GNA and kept good grades, I had no clue what my life would look like in the...

GNA Success Stories - Carin Ives

GNA Success Stories – Carin Ives

My name is Emalie Rowles, and I’m writing this for my mom, because I knew she’d never do this for herself.  My mom, Carin Ives, works as a Records Specialist at SCI Dallas, and as a part-time cashier...

GNA Success Stories - Rebecca Obaza

GNA Success Stories – Rebecca Obaza

“The struggles have been REAL. Becoming a Pastry Chef in NEPA is difficult. At GNA, I had big dreams, but no clue how to achieve them.  I went to LCCC and then worked two jobs for years–passions don't...

GNA Success Stories- Holly Gaydosh

GNA Success Stories- Holly Gaydosh

“My family wasn’t as well off as some thought, because we hid it really well. Our home wasn’t in the nicest repair, and my grandparents helped my parents more than what my parents thought I knew....

GNA Success Stories - Brittany Murtha

GNA Success Stories – Brittany Murtha

“I was born and raised in the Nanticoke area. The odds were stacked against me: my mother suffered from a mental illness and was an alcoholic, so I was raised by my dad, and I was naive and easily influenced...

GNA Success Stories - Jeff Comitz

GNA Success Stories – Jeff Comitz

“My high school life was centered around partying, and I surrounded myself with others who did the same. I just tried to fit in as best as I could, and didn’t really have a plan for life after high...

GNA Success Stories - Ryan Garvey

GNA Success Stories – Ryan Garvey

“The biggest change from “high school Garv” to now is the realization that your attitude can, and will, have significant impacts on your life. I’ve always had a strong work ethic; I’ve worked...

GNA Success Stories - Katlyn Michaels

GNA Success Stories – Katlyn Michaels

“I made the decision to pursue a career as a therapist because of my own journey. During most of high school, I had aspirations to attend college to study journalism. Under the surface, I had been dealing...

GNA Success Stories - Karen Baluta Learn

GNA Success Stories – Karen Baluta Learn

“In high school, my thought was ‘If it’s a C, it’s for me.’ I wasn’t very focused on my school grades, like some of my friends. Honestly, I wish I was more goal-focused, but life had other...

GNA Success Stories - Devin Hassay

GNA Success Stories – Devin Hassay

“I think Nanticoke has a bad reputation, and I don't think it deserves it. I have amazing memories of my time at GNA, and as a teacher, I have a new appreciation for the hard work and dedication of the...

GNA Success Stories - Stephanie Littleford Forgach

GNA Success Stories – Stephanie Littleford Forgach

“It’s funny how you think you know everything at 17-years old: what you want to do, what your life will look like, how it's all going to go. And then one day, you wake up and realize that all this...

GNA Success Stories - Lisa Gorgas Schwartz

GNA Success Stories – Lisa Gorgas Schwartz

Amber Hyder, (Uploaded by) Chriselda Sedorchuk February 27, 2024

“It's been almost 50 years since I graduated from high school; I didn't know what I wanted to do, so I attended LLCC for one year and then transferred to Penn State, where I graduated with a BS degree...

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