Student Spotlights

Meet Emma from NVCA

April 29, 2024

At 71, most people do not envision raising their great grandchildren, but that is just what Claude is doing. This great grandfather has taken Emma, a third grader and Konner, …

Graeson Pete and Silver Matthan

Meet the Guingguing Family from ICSC

March 25, 2024

Meet the Guingguing Family, their sons Graeson Pete and Silver Matthan attend Immaculate Conception School Cottonwood (ICSC). Graeson is in first grade and Silver is in preschool. Their mom, Jessa, …

Meet Khat from Arizona Lutheran Academy

February 27, 2024

Meet Khat Thareek, a senior at Arizona Lutheran Academy (ALA) in Glendale, AZ. His parents immigrated to the United States from the South Sudan in 1994. Khat is the youngest …

Portrait of Lota

Meet Lota from PS Academy

February 13, 2024

Meet Keith Lotatoa “Lota” Ward, a sophomore in his first year at PS Academy in Gilbert. His mom, Rowena, shared with the Arizona Leadership Foundation details about Lota’s medical condition …

Meet Avery from New Way Academy

November 28, 2023

Meet Avery Dilworth, an 8th grader attending her first year at New Way Academy in Phoenix. The family and Avery shared their story with us, highlighting Avery’s condition and explaining …