Volunteer Appreciation

Meet our Volunteer: Amy

Our volunteers are invaluable to helping us accomplish our mission. It’s their dedication and passion that helps our program, and our Scholars, succeed! Today, we want to introduce Amy Alvarez, one of our amazing volunteers who hosts a Horizon Event that focuses on etiquette. She covers table manners, dress codes, and the importance of expressing

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Elevations Scholars

Summer 201: Teaching Scholars College Life Skills

The Summer 201 program is a two-day retreat that kicks off our graduating senior Scholars’ transition to college. The weekend is made up of a series of workshops and activities meant to help them prepare to navigate the challenges of college life. This year’s retreat was planned and led by Sarafina Shepherd, one of our

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Applauding the Achievements of our Scholars

We recently held one of our most joyous events of the year – the 2022 Award Celebration! This event brings together everyone in the Elevation Scholars program, from students and family to volunteers and staff, to recognize and celebrate the accomplishment of our Scholars’ dreams.  The Scholars we honored during the ceremony are made up

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Scholar Stories

Say Hello to Former Scholar: Flor

Our Scholars are the inspiration that keeps our mission alive and going. Every one of our Scholars has left a special mark on our organization in one way or another, and today, we’re sharing an experience from one of our former students. Flor Salcedo joined us in 2016 and has since graduated from the University

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Horizon Events

Scholars and Careers in Mental Health Counseling

When students become an Elevation Scholar, it’s important that during their time with us, they’re exposed to a variety of career opportunities as they decide how they want to impact their community.  That’s why we’re so grateful to our friends at Grace Clinic Christian Counseling for their support of our program. Having held several Horizon

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Save the Date – Awards Event

Every year, we come together to celebrate all of our Scholars – those getting ready to enter the workforce, those still away at college and the countless others who are just beginning their Elevation Scholars journey in high school. Join us in person or virtually on YouTube and Facebook Live as we honor these student

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