Senior Decision Day Spotlight: Emmanuel Ojeda

Emmanuel Ojeda was accepted to not one, not two, but three Ivy League schools; Cornell, Dartmouth and Brown. “Getting into one is an accomplishment in of it itself, but getting into three is on it’s own level,” Emmanuel said. “It was a really proud moment for me because it meant that all three schools saw […]

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Life After Uplift: The Story of Fahim Ahamed

Life After Uplift provides an in-depth look at what Uplift Education alumni experience after graduating and going off into the real world.      In this edition of Life After Uplift, we learn about Fahim Ahamed, founder of Hold My Chai, a chai business set for its grand opening in Frisco this summer.   “When I was at North Hills, […]

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Life After Uplift: The Story of Tanaka Tava

Life After Uplift provides an in-depth look at what Uplift Education alumni experience after graduating and going off into the real world.     “I remember the night when my mom woke me up screaming that I got into North Hills and how big of a deal that was,” Tanaka said. “To see that excitement, it […]

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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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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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Internship gives Uplift Williams alumna a new view of possibilities

When Silvia Ayala’s high school guidance counselor called her to ask if she would be interested in a business internship last spring, she didn’t know what to think. Silvia, an accounting major at Salem College in North Carolina, wasn’t afraid of numbers. She’d taken AP Calculus at Uplift Williams Preparatory before graduating in 2012. She […]

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