"The moment when you run over the finish line as a team is one that you’ll never forget in your life." An interview with Thomas Zurbuchen

An inspiring physics teacher, a lesson on the Copernican Revolution, and an immense awe sparked by the night sky ignited a passion for learning and research for Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen, Associate Administrator for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate. Dr. Zurbuchen shares...

“When you do these missions, they can take decades to come to fruition.” An interview with Louise Prockter

Louise Prockter knows a thing or two about logistics and planning. When the first image of the unseen hemisphere of Mercury popped onto the screen during a flyby mission, her first thought was, “oh thank God, it’s in the middle...

An Educator's Experience in the Classroom, and in Life.

In this interview, conducted in Silverado, California, Halley McIntire (19) interviews her grandfather, Stu Gothold (83) to talk about his experience as an educator, father, and husband. Dr. Gothold also shares his wisdom about leadership, and advises the future generations...

My Strength

I used my strength as a leader in a first grade class that I interned in

“One of the best days of my life.”
December 6, 2018 App Interview

Liz Touhy speaks with Scott Christy about her experiences on NOLS Expeditions. She recalls a powerful experience as a NOLS student on an expedition in the Waddington Range of British Columbia where she gained confidence, and then elaborates on what...

Growing up

My dad talks about what it was like growing up working for his dad and the different challenges and life lessons that came from doing so.

An Interview with Matilda Clar

I interviewed my grandmother (my “Oh-wa”), and we discussed her experiences in the United States, how she perceives herself, and advice that can resonate with everyone.

Rahman Thomas interviewing his wonderful mother, Bilquis Thomas, about her life

Bilquis begins with a powerful message for listeners. She continues on to detail her history with her family, and her childhood experiences. She then transitions towards her experience with her own immediate family. Bilquis reflects on her aspirations as an...

Story corps interview project

How my mom takes leadership in her family, and what she thinks about justice

The Spirit of Denali
October 10, 2018 App Interview

David Lucchino remembers attempting to climb Denali with a NOLS expedition led by Phil Powers and Jim Ratz in 1994. What he learned along the way was more important than the summit.

A role of leadership

Were conversation was about my mom’s leadership role at her company.

Carol Stanley

Carol Stanley is considered a mentor and role model to many in the Georgia Library Association (GLA) community. In this interview she talks about her early days in GLA, who mentored her, and what it was like to lead the...

Three Generations of Dreamers, Pt 2: Chasing Dreams with Aimee J, Salin Geevarghese, and his son Sanjay

This is Part 2 of the Three Generations of Dreamers conversation with Aimee J, Salin Geevarghese, and his son Sanjay. The most poignant moment is at the end when Sanjay speaks about the impact of his grandfather’s Alzheimer’s on himself.

Archive Oologah- Chance Deitz

Archive Oologah interviews Chance Dietz, the OHS 2018 Senior Class President. He discusses his role in the school and his thoughts about the town.