Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans by celebrating the rich history, vibrant culture and leaders that have paved the way in the U.S. There are a variety of ways to share in the celebration. Below is a list of events in the Dallas area that you and your family can […]

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Scholar Spotlight: Monica Orozco

Uplift North Hills scholar, Monica Orozco has made many accomplishment this summer starting with developing her nonprofit Gift of Reading. Gift of Reading is a nonprofit that promotes servant leadership, literacy and a love of reading through book ownership. Monica, 7th grader, has been working towards her goal of becoming an entrepreneur for seven years […]

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Farewell to the class of 2017

College is around the corner for all recent Uplift graduates.  At Uplift Williams the Road To College counselors went above and beyond to say goodbye to the Class of 2017 by hosting a BBQ at the Bachman lake. Family, alumni, counselors and classmates participated in various games as they shared their excitement for their future. […]

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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 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: 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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