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Mattie McManus, adviser Freedom High School

It's Okay to Change Your Mind
Jun 17, 2024

1000 patient care hours. That was all that stood between me and my goal of becoming a physician assistant.

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Katherine Minton, adviser Alexander Central High School

“I don’t know…”
May 20, 2024

I stayed pretty consistent with my answer whenever I was asked what I wanted to do with my life, “I don’t know” with an uneasy laugh.

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Gabby Galvan, adviser North Henderson High School

Because We Have a Purpose
May 13, 2024

Growing up in a multicultural household provided me with a unique perspective, seamlessly transitioning between two worlds until my introduction to elementary school.

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ETL Loves Teachers

ETL Reflections
Oct 22, 2023

Rachel Nelson, Empowering Teacher Learning Assistant Director for Teacher Outreach, reflects on the progress and growth of the program over

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Lorena Calvillo

For The Women Who Hold Me Up
Oct 12, 2023

“We mothers stand still so our daughters can look back to see how far they’ve come.” - quote from Barbie (film), 2023

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UB Scholars dye discs for disc golf.

Upward Bound Disc Golf Exploration
Oct 10, 2023

“My hope was that this would be an experience that they bring back home with them to encourage them to get outside and be active while playi

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Appalachian GEAR UP staff members celebrate successes during National GEAR UP Week.

Celebrating GEAR UP During National GEAR UP Week
Sep 28, 2023

Each year, GEAR UP programs across the country celebrate... GEAR UP, Front page

Abby Carpenter Interns with BRWIA

Summer Internship Enriches YES Scholar
Sep 15, 2023

Abigail Carpenter was identified as a YES Scholar in the Spring of her... Young Eisner Scholars, Front page

McKenzie Geneva Watson and her father

I Know You are Proud of Me
Sep 11, 2023

“McKenzie Geneva Watson, Bachelors of Social Work, Magna Cum Laude.”

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Exploring Boundless Horizons: Appalachian State GEAR UP's Unforgettable Summer of College Bus Tours
Aug 14, 2023

Time to load the buses! Fasten your seatbelts and prepare for a summer of adventure and exploration!

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Academic Innovation Conference 2023
Jul 3, 2023

On June 12, 2023, ten cohort LEA districts, eleven third-party organizations, and cohort higher education partners GEAR UP, Front page
Baylee Smith, Ashe Adviser

Behind the Scenes of First Generation
Jan 9, 2023

Growing up, I knew nothing about college. My mom and dad had me soon after they graduated high school.

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