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1. What Major/Degree path have you chosen and why?
International Business: Business operations always entertained me while working with different companies while growing up. In addition to, language and culture differences fascinated me, so I decided to merge the two interests.
2. Where do you want to be in 5 years?
I would like to have a job in the career field of my choosing with opportunities of advancement and promotion. I plan to own a home, and have any school fees/tuition paid off. I would also like to start a savings fund that I could use for future investments.
3. Tell us how the Foundation has made a difference in your life.
The Hendrick Scholarship Foundation has made a significant difference in my life simply because it allowed for the financing of my college degree so that I have the ability to attend school. If it weren’t for the financial assistance, there would be zero chance of me still attending school. The foundation allowed me to better my life and gave me the ability to pursue my dream of attaining an MBA.
4. What are you most proud of?
I am most proud of my brothers and sister who all, after everything, succeeded in doing what they wished to do in life disregarding adversity.
5. Who is the person that you most admire and why?
I most admire God, who has encouraged me through all.
6. What song do you play the most?
7. If you were to write a book about your life, what would the title be and why?
The Upside of Downs: The title signifies the beautiful things of the bad things, and how life’s adversities can lead to learning and wisdom.
Meet Alex Schwartz:
Our First Hendrick Student Spotlight!
Name: Alex Schwartz
High School Attended: Plano Senior High School
Year Graduated: 2012
Foundation Coach: Chris Haire
Referred By: School Counselor