In our Convention 101 piece, we continue our tradition of letting you in on all of the secrets to having a blast on a budget at the 2013 National Convention. Scholarship winners and enthusiasts alike will want to dodge the summer daydreams to read aspiring accountant, tenBroek fellow Cody Bair’s experience winning his first NFB scholarship and the anticipation of his second. Recommit yourself to the NFB’s initiative to end the U.S.’s unfair, discriminatory, and immoral practice of paying workers with disabilities subminimum wages when you learn how NABS president, Sean Whalen, has worked for a couple types of change in his lifetime. Celebrate the passage of the WIPO treaty to facilitate access of printed materials for blind people in many countries by reading New York’s Nihal Erkan’s experiences of growing up in Turkey and having limited access to alternative materials. Next, get some summer inspiration for your student division while reading our student spotlight on Texas and Kia Yang, NABS Leadership Seminar attendee, and AnilLewis, NABS Leadership Seminar facilitators’, chronicle on the impact of our recent NABS leadership seminar. Finally, cool down with some cucumber water and learn tips to cavalierly conquer those theme park monster travel challenges before your vacation.