Ken Cooper talks about his childhood memories of North Light Community Center and the important role North Light played in attaining his educational and career goals. Special thanks to Barbara Meredith for donating her time and expertise.
From the KidZone After-school Enrichment Program:
“There are nice kids and teachers. We have a good snack.” (Age 9)
From a Neducsin Foundation “Spirit of Manayunk” College Scholarship recipient:
“Your support of my education was essential to my success. I am now the Director of Development & Marketing for the Winterhaven Hospital in Florida. I still struggle with how to fully thank you.”
From the Urban Sustainability Leadership Academy:
“When I saw the cool and amazing things that happen on campus at Villanova, it helped motivate me to want to go to college. After seeing how much a difference a mentor can make, now I want to be a mentor to other high school students. I want to work with the youth, help them better themselves.”