Some of our students have already changed the course of their lives thanks to the Internet, be it new passions, professions, or academic degrees. We add new stories monthly so check in for more stories on the magic of the Internet!
When life gives him Internet access, he turns it into prizes, gifts and travel. Severian’s story is bound to make you want to make the most of the Internet.
Severian received a laptop and an Internet connection from us last December. In a few months, he ranked number one on a local platform for university entrance exam preparations.
He has always stood out as a hard-working student with diverse interests, but he says the Internet has made school fun. He started doing extracurricular research and bringing new life to his classes.
His ‘obsession’ with STEM subjects and geography helped him win at the national Olympics and earned him a spot at the nation-wide STEM summer camps. As an exceptional camp leader, he was awarded a trip to England by the Government.
As he was starting to develop a passion for traveling, a new opportunity presented itself! Since he stood out as a bright, active student during our training sessions on media literacy, financial literacy and online education, our corporate sponsor Secours Populaire du Rhône decided to send him to a theater festival in France, making him an eternal travel junkie!
Today, Severian is a first-year student at a local state university, studying civil engineering. As it turns out, he is working on a Mars rover with his classmates, but the project is top secret so he can't tell us a lot of details!