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Kenyon Honored with Spirit of Justice Award

Posted Tuesday October 17, 2017 by admin

Marie Kenyon, ACCESS Academies Board member,  has been named a 2017 recipient of the Saint Louis Bar Foundation’s Spirit of Justice Award for her inspirational work as the Director of the...

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ACCESS Academies Young Professionals

Posted Monday October 02, 2017 by admin

ACCESS Academies is excited to partner with Career & College Clubs, a not-for-profit focused on college and career readiness, to develop a school-based enrichment curriculum known as the ACCESS Academies Young Professionals. The...

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Tom Mackowiak Named Executive Director

Posted Tuesday August 01, 2017 by admin

ACCESS Academies, a not-for-profit that ensures disadvantaged students in the St. Louis area have access to a top-quality, character-based education, has named Tom Mackowiak the Executive Director. Mackowiak succeeds Betsy...

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Graduate Testimonial: Jennifer Carrillo Rojas

Posted Saturday July 01, 2017 by admin

Below is a brief excerpt from Jenny Carrillo’s speech from the 9th annual ACCESS Academies Scholarship Dinner. “My name is Jenny Carrillo, I am 24 years old, I have my...

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Graduate Testimonial: Aaron T.

Posted Saturday July 01, 2017 by admin

Below is a brief excerpt from Aaron Tucker’s speech from the 9th annual ACCESS Academies Scholarship Dinner. “My name is Aaron Tucker. I recently graduated from Bishop DuBourg High School,...

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Graduate Testimonial: Gaby A.

Posted Saturday July 01, 2017 by admin

Below is a brief excerpt from Gaby Amezcua speech from the 9th annual ACCESS Academies Scholarship Dinner. “I am Mexican / American, a proud daughter of two immigrant parents. Who...

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9th Annual Scholarship Dinner Raises Over $637K

Posted Thursday June 29, 2017 by admin

THANK YOU for supporting the 9th Annual ACCESS Academies Scholarship Dinner! Because of you, over 170 ACCESS students are attending private, college-preparatory high schools across the St. Louis region and...

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Town & Style: “SUCCESS-ACCESS ACADEMIES”

Posted Wednesday June 28, 2017 by admin

GOAL: SUCCESS-ACCESS ACADEMIES May 22, 2017 | By: Alexa Beattie, Town & Style Magazine Just when young people need it most, ACCESS Academies holds out a steadying hand. Just when...

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“Give Back” Work Study Program a Great Success!

Posted Wednesday June 28, 2017 by admin

The ACCESS Academies “Give Back” work-study program provides part-time jobs for ACCESS graduates attending private high schools or colleges/universities. Work study participants tutor ACCESS Academies middle school students one-on-one or...

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The Spring Newsletter is now available online!

Posted Saturday April 01, 2017 by admin

We are excited to provide our followers with an electronic version of our Spring Newsletter! Click here for a pdf friendly version or scroll down to view it as a...

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Student Spotlight: Tyra S.

Posted Wednesday February 15, 2017 by admin

We are excited to recognize Tyra S. for our ACCESS Academies Student Spotlight program! According to her teachers, Tyra is “a very well-rounded and motivated leader. She is also at the...

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Class of 2021 Receives Letters of Acceptance

Posted Monday February 13, 2017 by admin

Class of 2021 Receives Letters of Acceptance to Area’s Best College-Prep High Schools More than 45 eighth grade students served by ACCESS have been accepted to the following private, college-preparatory...

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