A Taste of College

A Taste of College

A Taste of College  No amount of online research can replicate the experience of stepping onto a college campus. That’s why Breakthrough Atlanta facilitates campus visits throughout the year for our program’s high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Not...
Building Skills for College and Beyond

Building Skills for College and Beyond

Scholar Spotlight: DeAndrea Donate DeAndrea, a Breakthrough Atlanta student and high school junior, fondly recalls how Breakthrough Atlanta’s summer programming helped her get ahead in school. “There was a lot of hands-on learning, a lot of visual learning, and a lot...
A Natural Leader in the Classroom

A Natural Leader in the Classroom

Scholar Spotlight: Simeon Meet Simeon, a 9th grade student at Chamblee High School. Simeon enjoys playing basketball, performing community service through his church, and participating in the Dekalb Alphas Mentoring Initiative through the Nu Mu Lambda Chapter of Alpha...
The Power to Get an Education

The Power to Get an Education

Scholar Spotlight: Savannah Savannah, a student at Westlake High School in southwest Atlanta, joined the Breakthrough Atlanta program in the summer after her 6th grade year, and the Breakthrough team continues to support her on the path to college. “I feel like as a...
Breaking Boundaries

Breaking Boundaries

Graduate Spotlight: Kacie Geter Kacie Geter graduated top of her class—the very top—from Carver Early College. Now she’s enjoying her freshman year at the University of Georgia where she’s majoring in Journalism. An aspiring radio show host, Kacie credits much of her...
With Hard Work, Anything is Possible

With Hard Work, Anything is Possible

Graduate Spotlight: Camille Chatman “With hard work, anything is possible,” said Camille Chatman, a 2020 high school graduate who joined a small percentage of students across the country to earn the esteemed recognition of National Merit Finalist. “I think this...