“The students of UCHS have big plans!”

“I am going to be a stock broker,” one student told me. Others: “A marketer.” “An actor.” “A physical education instructor.”

The students of UCHS have big plans. At UCHS Student Success Center, staff, students and volunteers work together, charting a course to college and career success.  I was privileged to observe the SSC in action as a visitor from YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School. I was impressed and inspired by what I saw. From engaging conversations during Advisory, to financial aid advising at the Satellite Center, to spirited discussion about the significance of flash mobs in a Leaders of Change seminar—my day was a whirlwind tour of the terrific work UCHS SSC to secure students’ future success.

–Peter McElroy, College Access Partnerships Coordinator (VISTA)
YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School

To learn more about YouthBuild, click here.


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