As I read the biographical sketches of the men and women killed at the Oregon community college, I thought of my students through my career that were similar in aspirations and striving. The adjunct instructor, also killed, reminded me of those men and women who teach the subjects they revere to those that strive. Not all students make it, but the mere fact of enrolling in a class signifies a start, a possible change to make a person and the world better through knowledge and skill acquisition.
Read the article from the The New York Times linked below.
“An instructor and eight students from various walks of life and ages were remembered as an Oregon community tried to come to grips with a mass shooting.”