Submitted by Labulter on Mon, 10/19/2020 - 12:21

Hi, I am Cory Frontin, an AmeriCorps alum with Habitat for Humanity. I am also a graduate student and lucky enough to have NASA support my research. I joined AmeriCorps because without the support in life, no one would be able to do much of anything. When I was a kid, my parents both worked full-time. My grandparents helped to take care of me and my sister so that my parents could work. The public schools that I would have gone to were notoriously underfunded, so my parents decided to make sacrifices to send my sister and I to private schools. Dozens of teachers helped me to learn, sports coaches taught me to persevere, employers made sure I learned responsibility, and band and art instructors taught me that before anything beautiful can be made, a lot of hard work must be done. Without all of them, I wouldn't have been able to go to college. I joined AmeriCorps because others helped me and I wanted to do the same. I am Cory Frontin and I am one of one million.