Your Dream is Our Dream

Celebrating Student Success

Share Your Student Success StoryYour Dream is Our Dream is an initiative of Kent ISD and its member districts to showcase student success stories at every step of the education journey in our schools and unique programs. It features interviews with and stories of students who are succeeding at every level from early childhood programs to pre-K, K-12, Adult Ed, Special Ed and Center Programs, along with the educators who are helping them reach their dreams and goals. When our students succeed, we all succeed.




The Your Dream is Our Dream Podcast

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Logan engages passion for esports into career ambitions

A passion for gaming turned 11th grader Logan Reimbold into an esports competitor who now dreams of a career in engineering and the growing esports space. 

From Nigeria to nursing, Miriam moves toward her dream
Host Joy Walczak speaks with Miriam Ijor-Amachree, GED and CTE Adult Education graduate and Marty Marquardt, GED Instructor, Kent ISD Adult Education

When Miriam first moved from Nigeria to Michigan, she knew she wanted to pursue a career in nursing. With the help of Kent ISD Adult Education, she earned her GED and Pharmacy Tech CTE credentials setting her up for success in school and career.

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‘You can do anything and everything’

Janelly Sanchez-Puentes said she manages her academic, athletic and work commitments in her planner notebook, with all due dates written in red. The busy senior at Lee High School plays trumpet in the concert band, led the marching band as drum major in the fall, joined the wrestling team this past winter, and plays soccer in the spring, following months of indoor club soccer. 

His heart is in the health care field

Union High School junior Josaiah Robertson began considering a career in health care after social workers taking care of his mother noticed he was a natural. He started researching options, and, now, a year later, Josaiah has made an impression on his Health Career Foundations teacher Alison Vanandel, who said he is one of the most “caring and kind” students she has had, and that he is on the right career path.  

Your Dream is Our Dream: Celebrating Student Success 

Listen to the Your Dream is Our Dream Podcast by Kent ISD and WGVU Public MediaA new podcast from Kent ISD & WGVU

Your Dream is Our Dream: Celebrating Student Success brings you conversations with students and educators that ignite and inspire dreams. Students from all levels of education share in their own words how learning connects them to achieving their goals and exploring their ambitions.

Kent ISD is proud to partner with WGVU in showcasing student success and how teaching and learning help make dreams come true. 


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