Achieve Scholars

Our Achieve Scholars program, which launched in the 2020-2021 school year, is a selective program that provides college readiness support to Seniors at schools throughout Miami-Dade. Students will benefit from test preparation resources, individualized application support, internship and volunteer opportunities, and will participate in leadership trainings that will prepare them to be successful in college, career, and beyond!

Our Achieve Scholars program is currently in the following high schools:

  • Booker T. Washington High School (Success Coach: Elizabeth Briano)
  • Homestead Senior High School (Success Coach: Danielle Perez)
  • Miami Carol City Senior High School (TBD)
  • Miami Central Senior High School (Success Coach: Kristen Horgan)
  • Miami Edison Senior High School (Success Coach: Brittany Densieski)
  • Miami Jackson Senior High School (TBD)
  • Miami Northwestern Senior High School (Success Coach: Lisa Jones)
  • Miami Southridge Senior High School (Success Coach: Anissa Rodriguez)
  • Robert Morgan Educational Center (Success Coach: Michelle Plasencia-Diaz)
  • South Dade Senior High School (Success Coach: Faith Frawley)


We look forward to seeing our 2022-2023 cohort ACHIEVE big things this upcoming academic year!

Why Achieve Scholars?

Achieve Scholars is an opportunity for Seniors in Miami-Dade to benefit from comprehensive supports that will help them access and be successful in college and beyond. Through large and small group workshops as well as individualized coaching and support, participants will receive support on the following topics:

  • Exploring and choosing best fit colleges
  • Completing the FAFSA
  • Managing the college application process
  • Navigating ACT/SAT testing tips and tricks
  • Securing financial aid, awards, and scholarships
  • Preparing to matriculate to college
  • Creating a college budget
  • Learn best practices for succeeding in college (time and workload management, balancing school and work, etc.)
  • …and more!

Partner Schools

  • Advanced Studies
  • Booker T. Washington
  • Coral Reef
  • Cushman
  • Don Soffer Aventura
  • Gulliver
  • Hillel
  • Homestead
  • Krop
  • Miami Beach High
  • Miami Central
  • Miami Edison
  • Miami Jackson
  • Miami Northwestern
  • Miami Country Day
  • Palmer Trinity
  • Palmetto
  • Pine Crest
  • Ransom Everglades
  • South Dade
  • South Ridge
  • Thomas Aquina
  • Terra Environmental University

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