Mentoring Students

College Prep scholars earn $4 million in scholarship offers

Members of the inaugural cohort of students participating in the Washington University in St. Louis College Prep Program, designed to help promising high school students who would be first-generation college student prepare for the application process and collegiate experience, participated in a Graduation Ceremony at Knight Hall on the Washington University Danforth Campus in St. Louis Sunday, April 23, 2017. Participant Meris Saric (left) talks with Ronné Turner, Vice Provost for Admissions and Financial Aid, following the ceremony. Photo by Sid Hastings / WUSTL Photos

All 25 members of the inaugural cohort of the College Prep Program at Washington University have been accepted into college, and the group has received more than $4 million in scholarship offers. Lerone A. Martin, assistant professor, told the scholars: “Do not hide your light to make other people comfortable.” Read more in The Source.