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Our History – Where Are They Now 1996

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Where are they now…Kelly Counts 1996 Winning Futures Scholarship recipient and Grand Prize Winner joined the Hamilton Chevrolet team in 1997 and has worked her way of the ladder to success to become Sales Manager and has received seven Sales Leader of the Year Awards over the years.  She is … Read More »

Our History 1995

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In the fall of 1995, Sam assembled a team of outstanding educators from Warren Mott High School who were passionate about student development and shared Sam’s vision.  With the dedicated assistance of Dominic LaRosa, Marilyn Haley, and Richard King the program took flight.   That year 13 Scholarships were awarded totaling … Read More »

Our History 1994

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  The Winning Futures mentoring program was launched at Warren Mott High School in 1994 with 50 marketing students and recognized for its unique scholarship program by the United States Secretary of Education, Richard E. Riley.  That year, a bright eyed, ambition senior by the name of Kristina Sobczynski (now … Read More »

Crain’s Best Managed Nonprofit 2013

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Winning Futures succeeds with growth strategy crafted amid the recession Winner: President and CEO Kristina Marshall By Sherri Welch (Reprinted with permission from Crain’s Detroit Business) When other nonprofits were making cuts to their programs and staff during the recession, mentoring agency Winning Futures was doing exactly the opposite. In … Read More »

Sam Cupp Impact Award

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Nominate a local business person for the Sam Cupp Impact Award. In honor of our amazing founder, Sam Cupp, Winning Futures will award one businessman and one businesswoman with the Sam Cupp Impact Award at our February 8, 2014 Corks & Forks event. As a successful business owner, Sam created … Read More »

Business Leaders Honored with Inaugural Sam Cupp Impact Awards

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Winning Futures, an award winning, school-based mentoring program, presented its inaugural Sam Cupp Impact Awards at its fifth annual Corks and Forks charity wine tasting on Saturday, February 9, 2013. These awards celebrate the life and vision of Winning Futures’ late founder Sam Cupp, who passed away unexpectedly last June. … Read More »

Diversified Restaurant Holdings and eTitle Agency CEOs and SRG Global to receive Sam Cupp Impact Award February 9

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PRESS RELEASE CONTACT: Kris Marshall kris@winningfutures.org (248) 709-4488 Diversified Restaurant Holdings and eTitle Agency CEOs and SRG Global to receive Sam Cupp Impact Award February 9 WARREN, MI, January 16, 2013 – In honor of our late founder, Sam Cupp, Winning Futures will honor T. Michael Ansley, President/CEO of Diversified … Read More »

WINNING FUTURES’ PROGRAM DIRECTOR HONORED BY THE TWILIGHT BENEFIT FOUNDATION

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STERLING HEIGHTS, MI – Laurie Tarter, Program Director and Vice President of Winning Futures, a non-profit school-based mentoring program, has been named one of this year’s Twilight Civic Leadership Award Honorees. The Twilight Foundation Community Leadership Awards recognize individuals and organizations whose leadership has made a significant impact in their … Read More »

CEO WINS “WONDER WOMAN” AWARD

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TROY, MI – Kristina Marshall, 34, CEO of Winning Futures, a non-profit school-based mentoring program for youth and teens based on character values, goal setting, and strategic planning, received the Women Officials’ Network “Wonder Woman Award” for being a distinguished advocate for youth.  Past winners include Justice Maura Corrigan of … Read More »