What is Future Achievers ?

“Because every youth deserves the opportunity to be their best self” We provide opportunities for youth to get information that they might not otherwise have access to. School curriculums change, teachers are overwhelmed, and in 2020 Covid-19 presented some especially difficult challenges. We know that knowledge is power. This knowledge separates the “haves and have […]

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Take-Aways Banking/Personal Finance 2013

I would like to extend a very special “thank you” to Travis Kohn and Stasia Veramalley-Hodges for coming to talk with the students about banking and fiscal management. Travis is a Personal Banker and Stasia is a Financial Advisor. The emphasis of this workshop was on the importance of saving. Stasia and Travis both stressed […]

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Take-Aways Giving Back to the Community 2013

Thank you to Erin Ferguson of Youth As Resources for sharing with us the importance of getting involved in our community. When planning a service project you have to set goals, your goals should be S.M.A.R.T. Specific: Who is involved? What do I want to accomplish? Where is it going to happen? When? Which requirement […]

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Take-Aways Job Readiness Workshop 2013

I would like to thank our guests from Reid Hospital (Lisa Nantz & Brent Sanders) for coming and sharing their Human Resource experiences and helping students prepare for the workplace.   Searching for a Job:                    Networking is the best way to find a job Search tools: Internet, […]

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Take-Aways from the College Prep Workshop 2013

Thank you to our representatives from Ivy Tech (Stephanie Alexander),  IU East (Bailey Hall), and Earlham College (Susan Hillman de Castenada)  Preparing for College Check your Habits: Make sure that you are taking the right classes in high school.  Also, make sure that you are working as hard. Learn as much as you can and […]

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Madea visits RHS

 Students at Richmond High School are learning about the Future Achievers program from a very special guest.   On March 27th, Mabel Simmons aka Madea, took time out of her schedule to encourage  the students to sign up for the Future Achievers program. The students seemed to enjoy her visit. Over 60 students came by […]

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Future Achievers can be future leaders

Click on the link to read the article from February 2, 2013, in the Palladium Item. http://www.pal-item.com/article/20130202/MONEY/302020013/Future-Achievers-can-future-leaders

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Future Achievers informational meeting Jan 15th

 Photos from the January 15th informational meeting at the Uptown Innovation Center. Several members of the community came out to hear about the activities Future Achievers has planned and to lear how they can be involved. Several organizations were represented: Wayne County Minority Health, Communities In Schools, Youth As Resources, Reid Hospital, Ivy Tech, Restoration […]

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Future Achievers Program Update

I just wanted to let everyone know that there has been an schedule change to the 2013 Future Achievers 101 program.  The program has been moved to Tuesday evenings. This will help a Monday evening conflict.  So the first round of workshops will begin on Tuesday, January 8th.  Workshops will continue every Tuesday and conclude […]

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2013 Workshops

The dates are set for the Future Achievers 101 life enrichment workshops. Session 1 will begin on January 7th and conclude on February 4th. Session 2 will begin on April 1st and conclude on April 29th. The same information will be covered in both workshops (Students can choose which session they want to attend based […]

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