212 Gives Back – Dustin Hickle

I am giving to Lifetime Sports Academy in Fort Wayne because this program was instrumental in making me who I am and getting me to where I am today. As a young kid in Fort Wayne, I had the opportunity to learn valuable life skills and be mentored by great people involved in this organization. I was taught how to play golf, and as I developed skills I had the opportunity to earn free golf clubs and free golf games. It taught me how to work hard for something I wanted, it taught me honesty and integrity, and it also sharpened my golf skills so that I was able to earn a college scholarship and get my degree in the process. I want other kids who come from lower-income homes to be able to have the same opportunities to develop life skills and earn clubs. The program shaped me and gave me the opportunity to succeed, and I want others to have that same chance.