Jessica’s father has motor neurone disease and her Mum cares for him fulltime. She is a strong student and a great role model to young women at her school. Despite the emotional and financial stress that her family face, she is determined to achieve strong results at school to one day go to university and become a journalist. When her father was diagnosed with motor neurone disease their family lost two incomes overnight. Jessica also works part time to contribute to the family’s financial situation and the cost of her schooling. The Harding Miller Education Foundation has provided her with the tools that she needs to focus on school and excel in her classes.