Attitude is Everything

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This week in our Winning Futures classrooms, our mentors and mentees are exploring the benefits of having a positive attitude.  Here at Winning Futures, we believe a positive attitude is the foundation to an individual’s success and we kicked-off our first  workbook session talking about how our minds shape our  outcomes. The research is clear, … [ read more ]

4th Annual Bennie’s Backpacks Event

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Last week Winning Futures students at Community High School were surprised with new backpacks filled with school supplies and basic hygiene products. The alternative education program serves nearly 200 students who are at risk of not graduating from high school. The funding for the supplies was a part of SRG Global’s 4th Annual Bennie’s Backpacks charity … [ read more ]

Board Member of the Quarter

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Scott Rice, Board Chair and Kristina Marshall, President and CEO of Winning Futures, presented Theresa Hilborn of General Motors and Frank Orsini of Lear Corporation, with the Winning Futures’ Board Member of the Quarter Awards for their dedication and contribution to local youth at the Winning Futures Board of Directors meeting on October 22 at Lear … [ read more ]

More than a Campus Tour; Keys to College Students visit LTU

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On Friday October 17, 80 Winning Futures students from our “Keys to College” Program at Cass Technical and East Detroit High School  joined over 900 students to participate in Lawrence Technological University’s Career Exploration Day. As a part of exploration day the students had the opportunity to explore several of the curriculum options offered by … [ read more ]

21st Year Starts off with 188 Mentors

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    This year will start our 21st year of mentoring in Metro Detroit. We converted most of our mentoring programs into full year mentoring, which lasts between 20-25 weeks. Our full year programs consist of Community High (Warren), Cass Technical High (Detroit), Cornerstone Health + Technology High (Detroit), Harper Woods High, Pontiac Academy for Excellence … [ read more ]