Jasmine, St. Francis Seraph, Grade 8

March 10, 2016 at the 2015 CISE Campaign Wrap-up Hello! My name is Jasmine and I am an eighth grader at St. Francis Seraph School where I have attended since Kindergarten. CISE is important to me because St. Francis Seraph has helped me get through my turbulent middle school years. St. Francis Seraph stuck with me, pushed me and believed I could be better. Through my middle school years I have learned how to control my anger and how to use my leadership skills the right way. For example, during my school years, teachers have been helping me and teaching me how to complete a task the right way and also making sure that I fully understand and develop things properly. CISE has allowed me to be in a school with great teachers who provide me with a solid education. When I’m at St. Francis Seraph I feel loved and I feel safe around my peers and my teachers. CISE has helped out my mom and I big time. She doesn’t have to pay any money for me to go to high school because of the strong education I have received here at St. Francis Seraph School. I received scholarships from three different parochial high schools. Now, she can save up her money and keep supporting the family. I am happy because without CISE I wouldn’t be able to attend the parochial high school of my choice, which is Seton. Thank you CISE for supporting my educational growth!