Paying it Forward - 2011 Profiles

Dionne B.


Dionne knows her husband, Charles, to be reliable, resourceful and encouraging. In recognizing Charles’s tireless personal sacrifice for the benefit of others, Dionne decided to nominate him for the Paying it Forward® Scholarship. University of Phoenix provided Dionne with both professional opportunity and a new sense of confidence. The pride that comes from investing in oneself is what Dionne really hopes to share with Charles. Of her husband, Dionne says, “He has the recommendation of many and the potential to succeed.”

Charles B.


Recipient – Dallas, GA

Charles can recount many achievements earned throughout his life. He says, “For the past 15 years, I have operated a contracting company from the ground up, extended my services under market value and volunteered in the community.” He is a father and provider for his family and hopes to add a college degree to his host of accomplishments. “After watching my wife succeed at University of Phoenix,” says Charles, “I will expect the same interaction, creativity and professional instruction that will contribute to my future.”

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