Week 13

Week in Review Monday, July 13, 2020 We of Epic 2020 are what our name says: Epic! Even though our class read the packet on PEP, signed up for it yet experienced so little of it, we still to this day – and will from now on – show no sign of slowing down or quitting....

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Week 12

Week in Review Monday, July 6, 2020 PEP is about embracing change. When our class started in November, many who were stuck in the so-called “prison mentality” were afraid of change so quit the program without giving it a legitimate chance. Those of us who chose to...

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Week 11

Week in Review Monday, June 29, 2020 Being incarcerated has proven to be a difficult adjustment. Most of our days used to be spent wastefully on watching TV, playing games and displaying negative behavior. Joining PEP was a life-changing decision. Since arriving here,...

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Week 10

Week in Review Monday, June 22, 2020 PEP has 10 Driving Values: Love, Integrity, Fun, Excellence, Innovation, Servant-Leader Mentality, Accountability, “Fresh Start” Outlook, Execution and Wise Stewardship. These values, along with an education from Baylor University...

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Week 10

Week in Review Monday, June 22, 2020 PEP has 10 Driving Values: Love, Integrity, Fun, Excellence, Innovation, Servant-Leader Mentality, Accountability, “Fresh Start” Outlook, Execution and Wise Stewardship. These values, along with an education from Baylor University...

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Week 9

Week in Review Monday, June 15, 2020 Both PEP and my family mean a great deal to me during this difficult period. My family means everything to me, especially my two children. I have prayed time and time again to make sure that they are taken care of in my absence. My...

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Week 8

Week in Review Monday, June 8, 2020 During this difficult time, we are maintaining our curriculum here in PEP through in-dorm programming and computer tutoring. There are many obstacles to finishing our business plans and completing this challenge, but we are learning...

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Week 2 – Servant Leaders

Week in Review Monday, June 8, 2020 PEP has taught me so much over the past year and has transformed me into a new man that I am proud to be. I have learned to strive for excellence in everything I do so that everything I get my mind on is done to the best of my...

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Week 7

Week in Review Monday, June 1, 2020 If you were to ask me what PEP means to me, I wouldn’t know where to begin. I mean it when I say I wouldn’t be where I am today if it were not for PEP. Despite the coronavirus adversity, PEP has been a surprisingly motivational...

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Week 6

Week in Review Monday, May 25, 2020 It is assumed that a pandemic in society would, in itself, cause a crisis for those incarcerated. However, our class has not experienced a crisis from the COVID-19 pandemic. There have been few if any scares of the virus...

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