Announcing our 2016 Rather Prize Winner… Austin’s Eastside Memorial High School

Congratulations to Austin’s Eastside Memorial High School for winning the inaugural Rather Prize with their excellent proposal on a mentorship program, the STEP Up Challenge.

With the goal of strengthening matriculation strategies to colleges and universities for minority and underrepresented populations, Eastside Memorial’s Dr. Sanford Jeames’ program will form partnerships for high schools with universities and local businesses in order to provide guidance for high school students and professional development for teachers.

Read More at the Austin American-Statesman