Knight graduated with a degree in history and government in 1962. Immediately after graduating in 1962, Knight coached junior varsity basketball at Cuyahoga Falls High School in Ohio for one year. In 1963, Knight enlisted in the U. S. Army and accepted an assistant coaching position. Two years later, he was named the head coach. Knight was only 24 years old.
In liver pool they only had to play one hour sessions, but when they got a job in Hamburg they had to play for eight hours with practice time. So the more they played the better they got and with that the more attention they drew (Gladwell 49). Malcom Gladwell also uses Bill Gates for an example of the 10,000 rule. Bill Gates had the good life growing up and had the advantage of having great opportunities. Gates parents sent him to a good school in lakeside.
Williams, pastor of Ebenezer Church. A.D’s daughter Alberta graduated from Spellman Collage in Atlanta. A.D Williams was happy to open his home and accepted King into his home and family as a son. In 1931 Williams died, leaving King to take over as the head pastor of the church (Hodgson 20). Making improvement to the church’s finances Martin became the highest paid black pastor of his time (Hodgson 21).
Lloyd Hall Lloyd Hall was born on June 20, 1894 in Elgin, Illinois. He was an honor student while attending West Side High School in Aurora, Illinois and captained the school debate team while competing in baseball, football and track. Lloyd graduated High School in the top 10 of his class and had to choose between four college scholarship offers. He decided to attend nearby Northwestern University, earning a Bachelor Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry in 1916. While at Northwestern, Hall attended classes with a fellow student named Carroll L. Griffith who would later go on to become the founder of Griffith Laboratories.
Greg Abbott Greg Abbott was born on November 13,1957 in Wichita Falls, Texas. His mother’s name was Doris Lechristia and his father name was Calvin Abbott. Doris worked as a homemaker while his father Calvin worked as a stockbroker and insurance agent. Greg was raised mostly in Duncanville, Texas for most of his life. While he was in high school he was on the track team.
It wasn’t until he moved to the United States that he was introduced to basketball. Charles was born to a poor family in Leeds, Alabama. He and his two brothers were raised by his mother and grandmother. He grew up playing basketball with his brothers. Patrick had great success in his senior year of high school because he was already almost 7 feet tall.
He spent the rest of his childhood in Glendale, where Wayne worked paper routes and other jobs to help out his family. Wayne was also in clubs like YMCA and the Boy Scouts of America. He was a top student in his class at Glendale high school. (“John Wayne an American Icon” 83). John Wayne was offered a full two year scholarship at the University of Southern California (“John Wayne an American Icon” 84) , as the starting left
He was a good student, excelled in sports and became extremely involved in extracurricular activities. He took a liking to the student body and was elected to the president of the student body in his freshman year. This was his first taste of politics. In his class of approximately 500 he was the second highest grade point average. He wanted to go to law school.
He took Lil Wayne to the top and even though he had to drop out of high school it was wroth it because he is now worth over 24 Million dollars. Some obstacles Lil Wayne had were the death of his father and having a daughter at a young age. Even though Lil Wayne's father was a drug dealer and pimp, Wayne always admired
A person could earn as much and much more than a college grad by not attending college. My fathers’ friend who dropped out of high school at age sixteen ended up working at McDonalds and decided to stay there for a few years. As time went by he ended becoming supervisor, assistant manager, manager and at the end he ended up buying his own McDonalds. Now he makes a six figure salary. All students should be encouraged to attend because at the end of everything college is the smart way to go.