News & Announcements

Student of Achievement: Jada M.

Posted Monday December 18, 2017 by Steve Thompson

We are excited to recognize Jada M., a seventh-grade student at Most Holy Trinity Catholic School & Academy, as a Student of Achievement! According to Mr. Cherry, Jada’s homeroom teacher,...

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ACCESS on STL Live

Posted Thursday December 14, 2017 by Steve Thompson

Recently, Tom Mackowiak, Executive Director of ACCESS Academies, and Nick McDowell, Director of Graduate Support at Most Holy Trinity Catholic School & Academy, joined STL Live host, Sarah Thompson, in the...

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Graduate Testimonial: Shawn T.

Posted Friday December 01, 2017 by Steve Thompson

Recently, we had the opportunity to catch up with Shawn Taylor, an ACCESS Academies alum from Most Holy Trinity and De Smet Jesuit High School, currently attending Rockhurst University. Q:...

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Kenyon Named Vice Chair

Posted Tuesday November 21, 2017 by Steve Thompson

Marie Kenyon, Director of the Peace and Justice Commission and Associate General Counsel for the Archdiocese of St. Louis, has been named Vice Chair of our Board of Directors. Congratulations,...

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ACCESS Academies Young Professionals

Posted Monday October 02, 2017 by Steve Thompson

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 Steve Thompson

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: Kyra Harris

Posted Tuesday July 11, 2017 by Steve Thompson

My name is Kyra Harris, and I am a 2011 graduate of Most Holy Trinity School and Academy, a 2015 graduate of Rosati-Kain High School, and a future 2019 graduate...

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Graduate Testimonial: Jennifer Carrillo Rojas

Posted Saturday July 01, 2017 by Steve Thompson

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 Steve Thompson

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 Steve Thompson

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 Steve Thompson

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 Steve Thompson

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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