College Signing Day

College Signing Day

Championed by former First Lady Michelle Obama and hosted by schools, organizations, community leaders and influencers, College Signing Day is a chance to rally around students who have committed to higher education. Every student who commits to going to and completing college deserves to be celebrated just like a celebrity or star…

School Counselor of the Year

School Counselor of the Year

Since 2015, Reach Higher and Mrs. Obama have celebrated the School Counselor of the Year ceremony with the American School Counselor Association. This year, Kirsten Perry, a school counselor at Lawndale Community Academy in Chicago, Illinois, was honored as the 2018 School Counselor of the Year. The ceremony also recognized the…

Beating the Odds

Beating the Odds

This past June, we celebrated our fifth Beating the Odds with 35 first-generation, college-bound freshmen at Twitter’s DC Headquarters. The students started their day by hearing from current first-generation college students. Afterwards, they heard some powerful words of advice from Mrs. Obama…

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