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: Sterling Jones

School: Uplift Hampton College: Hampton University Major: Aviation Management Jones is an Uplift Hampton senior who has been involved in many extra-curricular activities from track team captain to student council vice president. He is looking forward to starting his educational career at Hampton University though he will miss his one on one interaction with his […]

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Senior Spotlight: Sharrieff Muhammad

School: Uplift Luna College: University of Pennsylvania Major: Computer Science Minor: Music Muhammad has been at Uplift Luna for four years and is now getting ready to embark on his college journey. He feels that Uplift has prepared him to go to college through all the support and resources the Road To College team provides. […]

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Scholar Spotlight: Divine Bila

School:  Uplift Heights College: Oglethorpe University Major: Linguistics and Sociology Bila is a senior at Uplift heights and feels that Uplift has helped her gain more confident throughout the years. She has been involved in many groups on campus such as art club, tech club, volleyball and basketball. All great groups to help build her […]

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Senior Spotlight: Julia Byerly

School: Uplift North Hills College: Rochester University or College of the Holy Cross Major: International Studies Uplift North Hills is a diverse school filled with many cultured background; Byerly has found her passion for international studies through Uplift Education. She became a scholar at first grade, which has allowed her to be enriched by all […]

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Junior Career Explorer Trip

Junior Career Experience Trips were created to help guide and demonstrate to our junior class the possible job opportunities they could obtain after college. These trips consists of various companies including Fortune 500s. In March, scholars had the opportunity to visit Compass Health to explore various roles and interact with employees. They were given advice […]

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SPARK!, where creativity is unleashed

For the next three months, the 6th grade class at Uplift Peak will explore their creative potential through visits to SPARK!, a local non-profit focused on igniting the spark of creativity in all kids.  During their first visit, scholars were able to tap into their creativity through both physical activity and project creation.  Both Uplift and […]

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Boys & Girls Club of Greater Dallas’ Youth of the Year 2017

Uplift Williams’ scholar Cindy Leija has been named the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas’ Youth of the Year 2017. This past December, executives from the Boys & Girls Club and corporate partners served as judges for the Youth of the Year competition to interview and hear the stories of several youth from different […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Kevin Valadez

Kevin Valadez began at Uplift Summit as an 8th grader. The school was new to the community but Valadez’s mother thought it would be a good opportunity for her son. He recalls his first year at Uplift Summit his classes were in portables. The then teen remembers thinking it was a big change from his old […]

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