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Giving back through Mentorship

2013 was a year of milestones. Starfish celebrated its 10th anniversary. The year’s graduating class was the largest in history. And, for the first time, a former Starfish Scholar became a Starfish Mentor.

Grad Night 2013 overflows with milestones

Grad Night marks the successful completion of the Starfish program, and celebrates the journey from high school to college. 

Mentor tackles Scholar's fears, sparks lasting change

When Brieyonna became a Starfish Initiative Scholar in June 2009, to say that she was shy would be an understatement. 

STARFISH STORY: College Graduate Nick

Nick Werle knows that commitment, dedication and hard work eventually pay off. Even when he may have doubted his future, through perseverance and the support of Starfish Initiative, he found success.

Starfish Western-style

Thanks to a generous commitment from Longhorn Steakhouse, all Starfish's freshmen Scholars are able to enjoy a free dinner when they dine with their Mentor.