“Julie is so grateful to them and the staff for thinking of her,” Poole wrote in a Facebook message. “As her mother, I am humbled by their kindness.”
Day said Dodge is a deserving young woman who will be great at what she does. He is thrilled to be able to help her reach her goal.
“In a day when so many kids expect things, it’s so refreshing to have someone working so hard and striving for her goal,” he said.