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A Young Leader’s Impact

A Young Leader’s Impact

Keno Sadler was just 22 when he launched the organization that would become Breakthrough Atlanta and became its first executive director.

After completing a two-year enlistment with the Navy, Sadler attended Morehouse College with plans to earn his degree and return to the Navy as a commissioned officer. An unexpected opportunity changed the course of his future and laid a foundation for what would become Breakthrough Atlanta.

“I was hooked. I knew my calling. I knew what I was supposed to be doing,” Sadler said.

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A Relatable Mentor

A Relatable Mentor

Teaching Fellow Spotlight: Lee Perryman Lee Perryman attends Kennesaw State University, where he is majoring in K-5 Early Education. His passion to serve at Breakthrough is reflected in his favorite...

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Paying it Forward

Paying it Forward

Graduate Spotlight: Elizabeth Elizabeth graduated in May 2021 from Stephenson High School in Stone Mountain, and her accomplishments are remarkable. She graduated with honors and has already earned...

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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...

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