Uplift Alumnus Helps Organize School Supply Drive

Primary scholars at Uplift Peak were in for a wonderful surprise as students from SMU showed up to their school armed with bags full of school supplies.  The school supply drop off was initiated by Ethan Rios, a junior at SMU and an Uplift alumnus. Ethan, a graduate from Uplift Infinity back in 2018, is part of the Détente Collective, a non-profit […]

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Men of Hampton celebrate women empowerment

Men of Hampton, a parent-led group at Uplift Hampton Preparatory, hosted the 6th annual Sister 2 Sister breakfast that celebrates women and educates young girls about the stages of growing up to become an empowered women. Scholars and their mothers were invited to attend the Sister 2 Sister breakfast with a full day of workshops. […]

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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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Teen scholars help homeless teens

With a list in hand and close to $2,000, and 12 scholars headed to Target to buy gifts for homeless teens. Uplift Luna Middle School scholars decided for their community service project, they wanted to make an impact with a project “outside of the box”. The scholars had one of the most successful projects in […]

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Uplift Education board members partner with the University of Mississippi to create Grisham Fellows Program

For nearly five years, Uplift’s Road to College program has provided students the opportunity to get the college experience by visiting campuses across the state and nation starting in the sixth grade.  Now, thanks to the collective efforts of Uplift board member Donell Wiggins, Uplift South Dallas board member Bruce Ware, Road to College counselors, […]

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Root122: Building Community, One Computer at a Time

 It was only a few years ago that designing video games and building computers were left to those with masters degrees or expertise in computer science. However, the tide has changed in recent years. The impressive scholars of a unique club called Root122 at Uplift Summit International Preparatory are designing their very own web pages, […]

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