When she joined Starfish, Scholar alum Tashinda Jackson was dealing with the death of her grandmother. Little did she know that her Mentor Ann Brackett would become an integral part of her support system.
Over 250 Scholars and chaperones participated in Leadership Camp 2014: Discovering Your Passion and Finding Your Voice. For young people, discovering that they have a voice is critical in their development.
There is a philosophy at Starfish that we try to instill in all our Scholars — the sooner you begin thinking about your career, the better off you’ll be.
“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”
-Saint Francis of Assisi
This May, Starfish Initiative celebrated the courage of 79 of its Scholars as they leave high school and embark on the next chapter in their lives.
Through Jim’s dedication, Calvin will have the tools he needs to succeed in college – and become another Starfish success story.