alger alger  /ˈæl dʒər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) United States author of inspirational adventure stories for boys; virtue and hard work overcome poverty (1832-1899)

News

  1. Youth & Education Briefs: June 16, 2013

    Alger scholarships Two St. Johns County students are among the 43 Florida High School seniors who are receiving the Horatio Alger Florida Scholarship this year. Local recipients include Emma F.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The St. Augustine Record

  2. 2 local high school students receive Horatio Alger Nevada Scholarship

    Horatio Alger scholarship recipients have been chosen based on their demonstrated commitment to education, dedication to community service, and strength of character in overcoming personal obstacles to achieve academic excellence.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: News 4 Reno

  3. Utah high school seniors receive Horatio Alger John Moran Scholarship

    The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans has announced the winners of the Horatio Alger John Moran Utah...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Deseret News

Quotes

  1. "Convicting him of perjury was like convicting Al Capone of tax evasion or Alger Hiss of perjury," Wilson said. "It doesn't mean they were not guilty of other crimes."
    on Oct 28, 2005 By: Joseph Wilson Source: ktla 5

  2. "I say, 'Welcome Charles Barkley.' Charles Barkley has been a Horatio Alger story for many people, not only in sports but in business and broadcasting," Turnham said Wednesday.
    on Jul 26, 2006 By: Joe Turnham Source: USA Today

  3. "We are proud to have more than 2,000 veterans as part of the Horatio Alger Association. These young men and women have fought to protect our country and should be given the benefits of an education upon returning home," said Horatio Alger...
    on Jul 3, 2008 By: Terrence J Source: Earthtimes (press release)

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