Category Archives: Bob Hurlbut

Rainier Scholars Eliminated the Impossible

When I was 11, Rainier Scholars gave me the early understanding that education, determination, and the practice of the program’s core values of perseverance, integrity, and courage are the most effective ways to realize a dream. Being a multi-racial, but … Continue reading

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Write, Feel Good, Write More (repeat)

I’ve been volunteering at Rainier Scholars for close to ten years now – the last eight of which writing stories for their newsletter. I love it. I think it is the best volunteer gig in Seattle. Why? First off, in … Continue reading

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Writing a Letter to Your Future Self

On a sunny morning during the first few days of summer classes, our newest cohort of Rainier Scholars, Cohort XIII, contemplated this question as they bent over their sheets of paper. I was witnessing the making of the “time capsule,” … Continue reading

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