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25 From 25: Melvin Akins III

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Melvin Akins III, Contractor, James White Enterprises Winning Futures Class of 2013 Melvin’s mother died when he was in 8th grade, leaving his 21-year-old sister to raise him and his four other siblings. Melvin was suddenly weighed down by adult responsibilities, was frequently in trouble at school, and had little … Read More »

Winning Futures Students Get a Glimpse of The Future

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Winning Futures students at the HARMAN Technology Expo. Our students from Madison and Warren Mott High Schools were invited to experience the future of automotive technology at the HARMAN Technology Expo on February 8, 2019. Click here to see photos. HARMAN designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, … Read More »

25 From 25: Nick Maluchnik

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Nick Maluchnik, Employee Benefits Advisor, Brown & Brown of Detroit, Inc., Winning Futures Class of 2013, Warren Mott High School Nick was a B student at Warren Mott High School and excelled in sports, but he lacked a realistic vision and direction for his future. His mentor, Steve Hettrick, benefits … Read More »

25 From 25: Katie Pusz

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Katie Pusz, Marketing Communications Specialist, ImageSoft, Inc., Winning Futures Class of 2013 As a student at Warren Mott High School (Warren), Katie struggled to overcome anorexia while trying to figure out what she would do after high school. Her mentor, Ashley Fordyce, school and community relations coordinator at Extra Credit Union, … Read More »

The Impact of Mentorship

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Fawjia Yeasmin, Winning Futures Class of 2018 and current freshman at the University of Michigan – Dearborn. Do you remember what it was like preparing for life after high school? I do, and it wasn’t pretty. For me, the realization that whatever decisions I made would effect my life forever … Read More »

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 … 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 … Read More »

Kelly Counts’ Story

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As a senior at Warren Mott High School in 1995, I was attending school for fun, popularity and socializing. During that time I was placed in the Winning Futures program and had little interest in it.  One day I was being distracting in our session while Sam Cupp was speaking … 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 … Read More »

SRG Global Inc., Winning Futures announce Shannon Bellew as winner of “The Intern Connection” Internship Competition

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SRG Global Inc., Winning Futures announce Shannon Bellew as winner of “The Intern Connection” Internship Competition For Immediate Release WARREN, Mich., April 29, 2011 – Education will play a vital role in maintaining this country’s technological and innovative leadership. Recognizing the importance of education, SRG Global Inc., one of the … Read More »