Students

A Hispanic Heritage Month Q&A with a Lloyd Elementary School Fourth Grader
STUDENTS | October 2, 2021
A Hispanic Heritage Month Q&A with a Lloyd Elementary School Fourth Grader

Alondra says that celebrating her family’s background is something that extends far beyond a single month.

Fenger Freshman Shares Top Reasons to be Excited for High School
STUDENTS | September 28, 2021
Fenger Freshman Shares Top Reasons to be Excited for High School

Najariah believes the level of trust that she’s quickly built with her teachers is motivating her to get off to a strong start in high school.

Representing Dyett High School in the Right Way
STUDENTS | September 23, 2021
Representing Dyett High School in the Right Way

Being successful at Dyett is important to DeShon because he sees the school as a reflection of the surrounding community.

Hirsch High School Freshman on First Impressions of His New Home
STUDENTS | September 21, 2021
Hirsch High School Freshman on First Impressions of His New Home

DeVonte’s advice to incoming freshmen: be yourself instead of trying to impress others.

Nine Questions with a Hancock College Prep Freshman
STUDENTS | September 16, 2021
Nine Questions with a Hancock College Prep Freshman

Alejo is thoroughly enjoying his freshman year, especially exploring Hancock’s new state-of-the-art building.

Finding Where I Belong and Helping My Peers do the Same
STUDENTS | September 14, 2021
Finding Where I Belong and Helping My Peers do the Same

Leslie is proud that she was able to help other students take advantage of the opportunity to continue their education. 

Air Force Academy High School Freshman Reflects on New Beginning
STUDENTS | September 9, 2021
Air Force Academy High School Freshman Reflects on New Beginning

AJ is quickly learning that succeeding academically in high school will require an extra level of effort.

Meet Our Student Civil Rights Summer Fellows: Alfredo B.
STUDENTS | August 26, 2021
Meet Our Student Civil Rights Summer Fellows: Alfredo B.

Alfredo’s goal for the upcoming year is to make his school a better place for everyone.

Meet Our Student Civil Rights Summer Fellows: Jessica V.
STUDENTS | August 20, 2021
Meet Our Student Civil Rights Summer Fellows: Jessica V.

Jessica joined the fellowship to make a difference for students with similar experiences as her.

Meet Our Student Civil Rights Summer Fellows: Ibrahim F.
STUDENTS | August 17, 2021
Meet Our Student Civil Rights Summer Fellows: Ibrahim F.

Ibrahim believes that schools can transform their culture by harnessing the power of clubs and other extracurricular activities.

Meet Our Student Civil Rights Summer Fellows: Alejandro R. and Claudia A.
STUDENTS | August 12, 2021
Meet Our Student Civil Rights Summer Fellows: Alejandro R. and Claudia A.

Alejandro and Claudia are both students at George Washington High School who share a passion for social justice and uplifting their peers.

Meet Our Student Civil Rights Summer Fellows: Summer F.
STUDENTS | August 6, 2021
Meet Our Student Civil Rights Summer Fellows: Summer F.

Summer’s interests lie at the intersection of math, social justice, and entertainment.