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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Aspiring Senior Ambassador Program take on the East Coast

Uplift scholars from the Aspiring Senior Ambassador Program (ASAP) visited college campuses in Philadelphia, Boston and Texas during summer vacation. ASAP provides scholars with leadership development, additional college counseling  and increased exposure to Uplift college partners. Scholars selected for the 2016-2017 program submitted their application in early December and were notified in mid-December of their acceptance. Six scholars were […]

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Scholars become entrepreneurs

Several Uplift primary scholars learned first hand what it takes to be an entrepreneur. Schools such as Uplift Meridian, Uplift Mighty, Uplift North Hills , Uplift Summit and Uplift Luna took part in national Lemonade Day. Students across the country sign-up to participate in Lemonade Day, a free event to teach children how to start, own and operate their […]

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Uplift North Hills heads to DI global finals

Uplift North Hills will represent Irving and Uplift at the Destination Imagination global finals for the first time. Destination Imagination (DI) is a hands-on program where students take part in a challenge in the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), fine arts and service learning. The Uplift North Hills team decided on service learning. Team members […]

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National Merit Scholarship Program honors 18 Uplift North Hills scholars

The National Merit Scholarship Program has honored 18 members of the Uplift North Hills Preparatory Class of 2016, naming 6 seniors National Merit Semifinalists and 12 seniors National Merit Commended Scholars. Statuses are based on each student’s 2014 PSAT/NMSQT scores. The nationwide pool of Semifinalists, representing less than one percent of US high school seniors, includes […]

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