Volume 14

David Samuels

David Samuels started his first business when, at the age of ten, he responded to an advertisement in Boys Life Magazine to become a sales representative for Ch...

Allison Siegel

When a Baltimore engineering firm sent representatives to a local high school to talk about their work, teenage Allison Siegel didn’t even know what engineering...

Lisa Anne Thompson-Taylor

From before the time she knew English, Lisa Anne Thompson-Taylor would watch intently as her father flipped through the Peterson Field Guide to Birds and the Au...

Paaige K. Turner, PhD

When seventeen-year-old Paaige Turner told her parents she had gotten into college, they were shocked—not because they didn’t think she could do it, but because...

Eric Vollmecke

On the wide-open plains of Missouri, vast swaths of American farmland stretch out in all directions to meet unending blue sky above. If you were to look down fr...