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Advice from the Graduates

September 13th, 2022

By now, you’ve found your classes, gotten your laptops, and charged your cell phones.  You’re in the first few weeks of the school year.  Do you feel ready? Future Achievers Te’a Tate and Haylee Croslow who graduated from Richmond High School last year didn’t always feel ready either. Being prepared for school is a challenge […]

Interview Tips for Teens

May 19th, 2022

5 Interview Tips for Teens So, you’re ready to get a job?  Work is a great first step toward earning more freedom at home, building a resume, and saving up for something parents won’t buy (like a gaming computer or a car).  But before you start counting dollar signs in your sleep, you’ll need to […]

What is Future Achievers ?

January 6th, 2021

“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 […]

Take-Aways Banking/Personal Finance 2013

May 9th, 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 […]

Take-Aways Giving Back to the Community 2013

April 25th, 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 […]

Take-Aways Job Readiness Workshop 2013

April 23rd, 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, […]

Take-Aways from the College Prep Workshop 2013

April 11th, 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 […]

Madea visits RHS

March 29th, 2013

 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 […]

Future Achievers can be future leaders

February 6th, 2013

Click on the link to read the article from February 2, 2013, in the Palladium Item.

Future Achievers informational meeting Jan 15th

January 18th, 2013

 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 […]