Nayshawn has applied to attend UConn Pre-College Summer Program this summer and is raising funds for his program fees. Can you help?
Liberal Arts
Kolbe Cathedral High School
Bridgeport, Connecticut
Successfully funded on April 25th, 2018!
Fully funded!
$1,950 raised
$0 to go
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Nayshawn's Story

My passion is medicine. My passion for medicine began at a young age. Growing up, I always wanted to become a doctor. However, knowing what kind of doctor I wanted to be was always the question. My family thought it was a great occupation to pursue and encouraged me to continue doing well in school academically. I love science and math so much, and medicine has much to do with both subjects.

Having the opportunity to attend the UConn Pre-College Summer Program will help me pursue my passion even more by being able to see and potentially try hands on activities that many doctors and other health specialists may encounter everyday. This will get me one step closer to being able to decide what path I would like to take in the medical field. Attending this program will also give me the opportunity to ask professors in depth questions and to learn new things.

A Note from Mr. Dwyer, Nayshawn's Counselor

Nayshawn is a gentle young man who has consistently demonstrated academic excellence. He easily gets along with his peers and adults and is a pleasure to have in class. Nayshawn is self-motivated and highly likely to succeed. UConn Pre-College Summer Program will allow Nayshawn to receive support in pursuing his passion and opportunities to further explore the medical field. It will also provide Nayshawn the opportunity to get a head start on planning and preparing for college. This program will inspire Nayshawn to continue striving towards his future goals despite limited resources.

Campaign Activity
Nayshawn posted an update
August 16
Uconn Summer Program Experience

I was introduced to many intelligent students as well as professors that made my six day stay at Uconn fun and memorable; from the first day when I met my roommate to the last night when we went to the talent/comedy show. My most memorable moment at Uconn was waking up every day to an alarm and walking to class. This was memorable for me because I felt completely independent and I also started to memorize my way around some parts of the campus. Some of the fun activities we did at Uconn were making solar cells, rock climbing, making tie dye shirts, and making flashlights. None of this would be possible without my donors, wishbone, and everyone else who helped so thank you guys again!!

Nayshawn posted an update
May 4
Campaign Complete!!!

My campaign has finally been complete! Thanks to everyone who has donated. I am extremely thrilled to be attending the UConn Pre-College Summer Program this summer. I will be attending the second session, which will begin on July 15, where I will be living on campus for an entire week! Once again, thank you all for all of the contributions.

Success! Mr. Dwyer helped Nayshawn raise $1,950
April 25
Leopold Watson donated $151
April 25

I'm so happy for you Grandson keep pushing for better much love nana

Leopold Watson donated $150
April 25

I want you to be a Doctor , you are a good Kid.

Catherine Pleil donated $250
April 22

Keep up the great work, Nayshawn!! We know you are going to go far!!

Michael Lynch donated $100
April 16

Good luck at UConn!

Britt Szostak donated $100
April 16

You have a fine Mentor Nayshawn ! Go Huskies

University of Connecticut
University of Connecticut donated $100
April 11
Mirellise Vazquez donated $100
April 10
Tim Dwyer donated $500
April 8

You are an awesome young man Nayshawn! You will be a terrific doctor one day! Good luck at UConn this summer...

University of Connecticut
University of Connecticut donated $400
March 23
Student Contribution donated $99
March 23
Mr. Dwyer started this campaign
March 23
Nayshawn was accepted into Wishbone!
February 2