First TeenSHARP Club Launches at the University of Delaware

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11/29/2016 We are immensely proud to announce that, after months of hard work and planning, Maya Turner, an Americorps VISTA working for TeenSHARP, and our new Club President Lyndsay Lawler have been approved to create a TeenSHARP club on the University of Delaware's campus! This is an exciting development since our partnership with UD began in January of this year, and we look forward to … [Read more...]

TeenSHARPies among 52 students selected for summer program at Carleton College!

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TeenSHARPies Amadou (a rising junior at William Penn High School in Delaware), Brandon Navarro (rising junior at Cristo Rey in Philadelphia), and Jordan Navarro (rising junior at Cristo Rey in Philadelphia) just learned they have been accepted to attend the Carleton Liberal Arts Experience (CLAE) program at Carleton College (ranked #8 among liberal arts colleges) in Minnesota this … [Read more...]

Alejandra receives scholarship to attend Drexel entrepreneurship camp!

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TeenSHARPie Alejandra (a rising senior at Howard High School of Technology in Delaware) learned that not only was she was accepted into Schoolyard Ventures’ summer camp at Drexel, they also awarded her a full scholarship to participate in the program! This one-of-a-kind program, offered through a collaboration between the Close School of Entrepreneurship and Schoolyard Ventures, places students … [Read more...]

TeenSHARP students accepted into Drexel Summer Music Technology Program

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TeenSHARPies Josh (rising sophomore at William Penn HS in Delaware) and Jordan (rising junior at Cristo Rey in Philadelphia) recently learned that they have been accepted into the Summer Music Technology (SMT) program at Drexel University! The week-long SMT program at Drexel is an innovative educational experience for high school students. The goal of SMT is to introduce students to the … [Read more...]

Alejandra invited to speak at national convening in Washington, D.C.

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Alejandra (a rising senior at Howard High School of Technology in Delaware) was invited to share her perspective about the use of assessments in K-12 education at the release of the Making Assessment Work for All Students report in Washington, D.C. sponsored by the Northwest Evaluation Association and Gallup. During the event Alejandra joined a distinguished set of panelists and speakers which … [Read more...]

TeenSHARP senior receives prestigious scholarship to attend Swarthmore

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TeenSHARPie Austin Yanez has been selected by Swarthmore College as a National McCabe Scholar. The McCabe scholarship covers four years of full tuition at Swarthmore. It is the institution's most prestigious and only merit award. National winners are named because they exhibit the highest qualifications of academic achievement, leadership, character, and service. Austin was selected from among … [Read more...]

TeenSHARPies attend Soledad O’Brien’s PowHerful Summit!

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TeenSHARP students (Tahja, Alcia, Mia, Jaida, and Abigail) were selected to attend the Soledad O'Brien and Brad Raymond Foundation's PowHerful Summit in New York City on July 18th, 2015. The TeenSHARPies were among the 250 other young women selected to participate in this day of empowerment held at the Google Headquarters in NYC. The summit was designed to help "foster educational, professional … [Read more...]

TeenSHARP College Discovery Scholar interviews Michelle Obama

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Abigail Kageni, a 6th grade student and second year College Discovery Scholar, interviewed First Lady Michelle Obama as one of 32 student reporters Scholastic News Kids Press Corps members on June 3rd. The reporters interviewed Michelle Obama about her Let's Move campaign and had an opportunity to tend the White House garden. More details to come soon! Abigail was chosen from more than 200 … [Read more...]

TeenSHARP CAA Selected for Scholarship to Study in China!

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Austin Yanez, a high school junior and 2nd Year TeenSHARP College Access Ambassador, was recently selected to receive a scholarship to participate in the US Department of State's 6-week National Security Language Initiative program. Austin will participate in the NSLI Chinese Language Program in Jiaxing, China this summer. The State Department provides merit-based scholarships for eligible high … [Read more...]

TeenSHARP selected as semi-finalist for Echoing Green Fellowship

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TeenSHARP is one of the 432 semi-finalists out of 3100+ applicants for the 2015 Echoing Green Fellowship. The fellowship provides seed investment, leadership development, and access to Echoing Green's vast network of social entrepreneurs. See more about the semi-finalists here: http://www.echoinggreen.org/blog/2015-echoing-green-fellowships-semi-finalists TeenSHARP is being considered for the The … [Read more...]