Once in Greenwich, a man who appeared significantly older than his advertised age of 42 greeted Taylor at the train station and then drove her to the largest house she had ever seen.He changed into his swimming trunks, she put on a skimpy bathing suit, and then, by the side of his pool, she rubbed sunscreen into the folds of his sagging back -- bracing herself to endure an afternoon of sex with someone she suspected was actually about 30 years her senior.
C., internship and orchestrating her idea of a leadership and health day for at-risk sixth graders.
But there’s no stopping this young Latina woman from giving back — and, even more importantly, from helping other Hispanic youth go to college and find success in life.
Chavez was recently chosen as one of four summer interns from across the country with the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics.
They arrived wearing big smiles and various shades of their hallmark color purple, eager to reconnect with classmates and to meet women from across the decades who not only share an alma mater but a sorority in common.
The 90th anniversary celebration of Phi Alpha Mu marked a milestone for the College’s oldest — and only remaining — local sorority.
So much was still familiar, even to the women who graduated when female students had a curfew and were required to wear skirts.
The purple cow is still the sorority’s mascot, and the purple pansy is its flower.
She’s also the recipient of a Griswold-Zepp Award from Mc Daniel to fund her Leadership Day for rising at-risk sixth graders from the Culmore neighborhood in her hometown of Falls Church, Va.
Read the full story » Recent grad, Roger Isom Jr., was recognized by The Daily Record as one of 20 Maryland up-and-comers who are in their 20s.