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 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: 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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