College Track students Samrawit Keleta and Cendy De La Torre will join First Lady Michelle Obama and 130 college-bound students from across the country to participate in the 2015 Beating the Odds Summit on Thursday, July 23. As part of the First Lady’s Reach Higher initiative, these students represent a mix of urban, rural, foster, homeless, special needs, and underrepresented youth who have overcome substantial obstacles to persist through high school and make it to college.
College Track, a national college completion program that empowers students from underserved communities to graduate from college, will hold its fourteenth annual graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 21st at Electronic Arts. A total of 194 high school and college students will participate in the ceremony, including graduates from UC Berkeley, UC Davis, Howard University, and San Francisco State.
Chase, our Lead California Financial Services Partner, highlights the work of will.i.am and i.am College Track in this week’s Chase Spotlight.
Los Angeles, CA – i.am College Track, a college completion program that empowers students from underserved communities to reach their dream of a college degree, announced that it has been awarded a grant for $21,000 from the Los Angeles Dodges Foundation to support its Academic Summer Advancement Program.