No one is an island, entire unto himself or herself.
Each person is molded and shaped by circumstances and experiences occurring
between infancy and adulthood. You are invited to share your opinions
about how families and communities shape a person's character or
influence his or her career choice. Please construct a web page describing
an individual who has made positive contributions to the city, the nation,
or the world.
Your web page on a notable achiever should
Before you begin creating your web page, read "Organization
and Style." If you have mastered the basics, you can try
"Spicing Up Your Site."
Date and place of birth
Ancestry (family background, if given)
Schools attended, if known
Neighborhood where he or she grew up
Persons who served as role models or influenced the
choice of college or career
Colleges attended (include hyperlinks)
Occupation (brief description of major tasks)
Landmarks (or programs or foundations) named for the
Your report is due by 11
a.m. on the fifth day of the camp week.
Sample Web sites:
Glimpses of the Man
Information on Toni Morrison
Martin Luther King, Jr.
NH Black Elders
Sources to Consult:
50 States and Capitals
Academy of Achievement
Black History Month
Black Mosaic: Community,
Race, and Ethnicity Among Black Immigrants in Washington, DC
of Science: African Americans in the Sciences
Welcome to the District of
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