- While Marissa's dreams may have kept her afloat, I missed an important opportunity to show a child how to be better and how to achieve success, and more importantly how to work toward her goals.
- Students like Marissa are who have kept me working hard in my professional life and they are what keeps me interested in supporting the Winthrop experience because here dreams do come true and futures are made and realized.
Winthrop University, "Principal Asks Students to Set Goals and Help Others Reach Their Dreams" (2011). Winthrop News 2011. 130.