2018 Awards Ceremony – Changing the World!

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2018 scholarship winners left to right: Brittany Padilla, Breia Swanigan, and Samantha Susalla. I’ve been to many awards ceremonies in my lifetime and I’ve watched a few on television. They’re mostly mundane. Too many times participants rave about themselves or how something they’ve done changed the world when really they didn’t. The Winning Futures Awards … [ read more ]

Lost Then Found – Deshawn Wafer’s Story

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Deshawn just completed his freshman year at the University of Michigan and plans to be a nurse. I met Deshawn Wafer on a sunny afternoon at a local Starbucks. We talked about his time in our mentoring program at Harper Woods High School. He said he was lost. All I could do was stare at … [ read more ]

Teletha Millender’s Story

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My name is Teletha Millender. Since participating in Winning Futures and graduating from Harper Woods High School I’ve continued my education. Currently I’m a student at Eastern University where I’m majoring in dentistry.  Right now I’m working at a home care facility as I prepare to move on to bigger and better things. My experience … [ read more ]

21st Annual Winning Futures Award Celebration

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17 students from Detroit’s Cass Technical High School, Cornerstone Health + Technology High School, Harper Woods High School, Madison High School, Pontiac Academy for Excellence, Warren’s Community High School and Warren Mott High School were awarded Luminary Awards and scholarships totaling $27,500 for continuing education. The finalist were chosen based on essays submitted and interviews … [ read more ]

WINNING FUTURES 20 YEAR CELEBRATION

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WINNING FUTURES AWARD STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS AND HONOR MENTORS OF THE YEAR AT 20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION WARREN, MI, May 20, 2014 – 23 students from Detroit’s Cass Technical High School, Harper Woods High School, Madison High School, Pontiac Academy for Excellence, and Warren’s Community High School and Warren Mott High School were awarded scholarships totaling … [ read more ]

MENTOR VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR WINNING FUTURES PROGRAMS

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*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE *** WARREN, MI, August 10, 2012 – Mentors inspire, educate and motivate our youths – and you could do the same by teaming up with Winning Futures! Winning Futures is an award winning non-profit that provides school-based mentoring programs for middle and high school students. We’re currently recruiting business professionals to … [ read more ]

MENTORS NEEDED TO SUPPORT CASS TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL AND HARPER WOODS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

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*** MEDIA ALERT *** September 12, 2011 WHAT: Complimentary lunch at Hockeytown Café to introduce community members to Winning Futures and recruit new mentors for upcoming programs at Cass Technical High School and Harper Woods High School WHO: Winning Futures, a school-based mentoring program. WHEN: September 30, 2011 ~ 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. WHERE: … [ read more ]