Georgia Bulletin Article on Reach Grad Brandon Fountain The Georgia Bulletin recently published a story on Brandon Fountain. Brandon is just one of the many Reach for Excellence graduates who has found success! For the entire story, please click here.
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Graduation Rates for Students of Limited Financial Resources In a recent report by the National Center for Educational Evaluation and the U.S. Department of Education entitled “Dropout Prevention”, the following figures were reported: “Each year more than half a million young people drop out of high school, and that rate has stayed consistent for the past 30 years despite increased spending on education... While dropping out typically occurs during high school, the disengagement process may begin much earlier... During their middle school years, students interest in school and their academic skills may begin to lag, so that by the time [...]
Brothers attended Reach for Excellence eight years apart. That experience came full circle on July 29, 2018 when older brother Derrick served as the guest speaker for Kandon and his peers’ graduation from Reach for Excellence. Derrick, Cohort 2010 H, Druid Hills High School ‘2014, a 2018 graduate of Morehouse College, earned a BS degree in Finance and is currently employed by Accenture. Kandon, Cohort 2018 P, has joined the Class of 2022 at DeKalb School of the Arts. Both brothers are “Committed to the Climb”!
Graduate earns Evans Scholarship Nala Bishop, Cohort 2015 M, Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School ‘2019 was awarded an Evans Scholarship, a full tuition and housing scholarship! Nala caddied three summers at Exmoor Country Club in Highland, IL through the Western Golf Association Caddie Academy. Nala is President of Cristo Rey Atlanta’s Senior Class and will be attending Northwestern University in the fall.
Graduate accepted into Fletcher School at Tufts University Rachel Wong, Cohort 2011 I, Lovett ‘2015, Macalester College ‘2019 has been accepted into the Map Your Future Pathway for College Seniors and Recent Graduates at The Fletcher School at Tufts University. Students who are in their final year of undergraduate study, or who have graduated in the past six months, have the option of applying to Fletcher via the Map Your Future (MYF) Pathway. MYF guarantees admitted applicants a place in the MALD or MIB degree program after completing two to three years of professional work experience in a [...]
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