Sofia came to the United States when she was in second grade. Sofia had to work harder than she ever had before to learn English and stay caught up with her classmates. However, Sofia has not and will not let the obstacles in her life define her.
College Possible is proud to serve more than 600 high school students in the Omaha area at eight partner high schools in four different districts for the 2014-15 academic year. Over 200 college students from the Omaha site are enrolled at over 30 colleges and universities regionally and across the country. The average high school GPA of students in the program is 3.1 (on a weighted scale). 85 percent of our students will be the first in their family to attend college.
College Possible Omaha was founded during the 2011-12 school year. Twenty-two AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA members currently serve through the site.
Possibilities Challenge – Saturday, March 28, 2015 — more details on this test of wits and grit coming soon!