Category Archives: Education

Higher Scores for Higher Education

Working hard to increase the scores, the Upward students took the ACT test for the first time in September and again in December to right their goal score optimal success. Our Upward Bound students take the SAT test during their junior year, yet...

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A Little Care Goes a Long Way

Upward Bound’s first graduating class headed to college and we boxed them up some love. From right at Governors State, up to Mizzo down to TSU (Tennessee State University), our students received their first round of 3 Seeds Care Packages. Our...

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STEM Grants Fuel Robotics Teams

This Fall, 3 Seeds Mentoring Group was rewarded a STEM grant to prepare our students for up and coming careers in the STEM fields. 3 Seeds will utilize the funding by providing exposure field trips to STEM related events, networking conferences and...

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Bees for Jays 2019

Our 2019 Bees for Jays Spelling Competitions were filled with some amazing spellers and intense spell-offs to end the Fall semester. At Hillcrest High School, former two-time champion Aaliyah Ferris-Goins, regained her status as champion after...

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Lunchtime Crunchtime: Senior series is a big hit!

The class of 2020 Seniors learn a series of lessons and complete college admissions requirements during their lunch periods. Finishing strong, our second Upward Bound graduating class composes about fifty percent of our student population. Being...

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ACE Engineering Internship class of 2020

From October 2019 to March 2020, Bryan Ingram, Daveonna Campbell, Taaj Caldwell, Bobby Jones & Taia Myers agreed to participate in the prestigious ACE Mentors Chicago Program. Ace Mentor Chicago is designed to inform and excite high school students...

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