#thankyourmentor

Maybe it’s a comedown from the holiday season, or the bitter temperatures we’ve experienced this month that have kept me indoors, but I find I’m actually taking note of those silly “national days” that mostly I’ve never heard of before; National Popcorn Day, National Argyle Day, National Puzzle Day, Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day, National Hot […]

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Leading Up into 2018

Ah…the New Year.  That unique time when we are focused on reflections on the past and thinking about where we want to be in the future. For those of us in the “college business” January marks not a new year but the middle; one of the busiest times as each of our leader cohorts move […]

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Give to Lincoln Day- May 18th!

GIVE TO LINCOLN DAY IS MAY 18th! Lead Up is changing the way we empower our youth to succeed. Be a part of something new! Give today through May 18th and your donation will be proportionally matched by the Lincoln Community Foundation! Let’s Lead Up Lincoln! To donate: https://givetolincoln.com/nonprofit.html?id=lead_up1

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College-bound? Do this now!

There is a tremendous reservoir of information available to students in the last steps of preparing for college during the senior year. Reliable sources exploring how to prepare applications, choose a college, and finding financial aid are readily available on sites like www.collegeboard.org Should younger students be preparing for college, too? Absolutely! The freshman and […]

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Scholar Spotlight: Sara

Sara is a junior, she likes many of her classes this semester, but she continues to focus heavily on her art classes and her art in general, as she is hoping to take as many art classes as she can, eventually earning a place in the AP Portfolio class so she will have a portfolio […]

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Meet Our Americorps GO! Team!

Antwane- Community Resource Coodinator Most of who I am can be traced back to my upbringing. I am the youngest for four (1 girl, 3 boys) to a single mom who did everything in her power to make sure all four of us had what we needed, and I owe so much of who I […]

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