I believe the best type of education is one where people are taught how to think as opposed to what to think. I believe people do not learn as much when their thought is controlled. This is where alternative education and school choice comes in. Dick DeVos believes in that in particular. Not only is the DeVos family really big on education, but they are also big on giving. They definitely fight against the stereotype of the stingy wealthy person. In fact, the DeVos family is one of the most generous families when it comes to giving. I am impressed with how much they give. The DeVos family is especially looking for ways to bring about education reform for people to decide what type of education they want to receive.
Dick DeVos himself is no stranger to hard work which I admire. He has worked many different jobs. DeVos also owns and runs a business called Amway. Dick has gone beyond his business pursuits and has even led quite a few community initiations. Among the community activities and campaigns that he has started was the Education Freedom Fund. This has been a progressive movement because underprivileged students were able to gain scholarships in order to continue their education and continue to make changes to their lives for their better.
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Dick DeVos’s experience in education shows that he is very passionate about making sure that students get a fair chance to make positive steps towards a successful career. He has also been very influential in the improvements in the health care industry in his community. Dick DeVos has also run for Governor of Michigan as a Republican candidate in 2006. He has also published a best-selling book under the title of Rediscovering American Values back in 1997. The book itself has been translated into seven different languages. Other activities that Dick has participated in is sailing. He is a two time National Champion at sailing. He also can pilot a helicopter and a jet aircraft. I believe he is a highly accomplished person.