Mason student gets ‘Good Morning America’ spotlight

Karen Escobar in Fenwick Library while being filmed by a crew from Good Morning America for a segment the show is doing on Generation Hope, a nonprofit that helps teen parents earn college degrees. Generation Hope was founded my Mason alum Nicole Lynn Lewis. Photo by Lathan Goumas/Office of Communications and Marketing Photo Taken:Thursday, September 12, 2019

Karen Escobar took a seat in Fenwick Library on George Mason University’s Fairfax Campus, cracked open a book and powered up her laptop.

But the junior criminology, law and society major was not there just to study, she also was being videotaped by a crew from ABC’s “Good Morning America,” which is producing a segment on Generation Hope, a local nonprofit that provides financial aid and mentoring to help teen parents become college graduates and help children enter kindergarten at higher levels of readiness.

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