Jahari F., Cohort 2014 L graduate, was presented the Arby Foundation’s first Dream Big Award with an education scholarship of $2,500 by CEO Paul Brown! Jahari attends Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School and his work study was at the corporate headquarters of Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc.
Aerionna S., Cohort 2013 K graduate, Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School’ 2017, has been named a Posse Scholar and received a full 4 year scholarship to Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. Brandeis University is a private research university with a liberal arts focus.
Reach for Excellence has been named as the 2015 MMMPACT partner by the law firm of Morris, Manning and Martin, LLP. Each year MM&M chooses one lucky non-profit in Atlanta and offers both financial and volunteer support. We are very honored to have been named as this year’s MMMPACT recipient, and we are proud to partner with Morris, Manning, and Martin in a joint effort to make a difference in the lives of deserving students.
After a very successful capital campaign, Reach for Excellence began construction to renovate a vacated space on the Marist School campus. After 14 years of operating out of a one room office, the new RFE space includes two offices, a lobby, conference room, storage area, and designated Reach for Excellence entrance. The new space will allow for a better system of organization and efficiency as we continue to meed the growing needs of Atlanta’s under-served middle school population.
Aissata Bah, Cohort 2016 N graduate, earned a 2016 Jack Kent Cooke Young Scholars Program Scholarship. Aissata was one of the 70 winners among 1,000 applicants and is currently a 9th grader at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. Phillips Academy Andover, a college preparatory day and boarding school, is the oldest incorporated high school in the US, established in 1778 and can boast that Paul Revere designed its great seal!
Reach for Excellence has a stock account managed by Merrill Lynch. An individual who owns marketable securities that have a long term gain and wishes to gift them to Reach for Excellence, may be able to take the full fair market value of the security as a charitable deduction on his or her income tax return and avoid the capital gains tax. For more information on how to donate stock, contact Gigi Meyers at 770-936-6489 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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