Aspiring Senior Ambassadors Program

Through the Aspiring Senior Ambassadors Program (ASAP) 54 of our 11th grade scholars underwent an application process to be selected for a  summer college trip to Boston and Philadelphia. Scholars were divided into two groups depending on their preference of colleges to visit.  During the trip they had the opportunity to tour the college and […]

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Reading Partners

Reading Partners is a program that partners with school to help improve literacy rates in children at an early age, so they can go further in their education. Reading Partners can be found on two Uplift campuses, Uplift Heights and Uplift Williams which serves more than 60 scholars year round. Only 16% of low-income fourth […]

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Uplift Film Festival

The Uplift-wide Film Festival took place on May 10 at the Angelika Film Theater. Scholars from Uplift Peak, Uplift Luna, Uplift Williams and Uplift Heights competed in the categories of best actor, actress, screenplay, cinematography, editing, audience favorite, and best overall. Uplift added audio video production to the  curriculum 10 years ago at Uplift Peak. […]

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Entrepreneurs in the making

Annually, Uplift Primary scholars participate in Lemonade Day, a program that inspires youth to become entrepreneurs.  Lemonade Day’s objective is to help today’s youth become the business leaders, social advocates, community volunteers and forward-thinking citizens of tomorrow. Students from across the country sign-up to participate in Lemonade Day, a free event that teaches students to […]

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Uplift Comes Out Victorious

Special Olympics was created by Eunice Shriver Kennedy in 1968 when she noticed the need for a place where children with intellectual disabilities could play. Her vision took off and now the Special Olympics are widely recognized across the world. On April 18, Uplift fielded the first network-wide Special Olympics at Lumpkins Stadium in Waxahachie, […]

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We Love Our Teachers

Uplift Education celebrated teacher appreciation May 1-12, thanking our educators for going above and beyond every day for our scholars. Teachers at Uplift were celebrated by administration, scholars and the entire Uplift family with an abundance of food, hand-written letters and special treats. The hard work of our teachers does not go unnoticed during the […]

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Uplift Scholars feel the LOVE

Southwest Airlines is known for the highest quality of customer service and ensuring that all passengers are treated with a sense of warmth and friendliness. Uplift juniors felt the Southwest love as they visited the corporate headquarters on a recent Career Exploration trip to learn about career opportunities beyond college.   “Southwest is not like […]

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Senior Spotlight: Adriana Ventura

School: Uplift Williams College: Lafayette College Adriana joined the Uplift family in sixth grade. With a change in school, course work and friends she faced many challenges but Uplift helped her overcome. She has since created her own Uplift family and looks forward to sharing her school choice with them. Since her first year at […]

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Senior Spotlight: Patrick O’Connor Lynch

School: Uplift Summit College: University of Oklahoma Major: Electrical Engineering Lynch’s most memorable moment at Uplift comes from college signing day. He looks forward to the day where the stadium is filled with Uplift family and friends as they get cheered on making their selection for their future. For lynch college means a chance to […]

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Senior Spotlight: Jan Erick Zavala

School: Uplift Peak College: Texas Tech University Major: Engineering Since Zavala joined the Uplift family he feels he has been receiving the preparation that he needs for college. He has taken many road to college trips to get to know all his college options. Zavala has been working with a counselor that has provided him […]

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