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News & Stories

Winning Futures Students Get a Glimpse of The Future

March 20, 2019 ,

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


A Teacher’s Perspective

March 19, 2019 ,

Erin Prim (right) is an English Instructor at Cass Technical High School in Detroit. Cass Tech has hosted our Winning Futures program for seven years. Pictured with Erin is 11th grade student, Chloe (left). A Teacher’s Perspective By Erin Prim, English Instructor, Cass Technical High School, Detroit I have been… Read More


25 From 25: Lourin Younan

March 19, 2019 , ,

Lourin Younan, Undergraduate Student, Wayne State University Winning Futures Class of 2016 Lourin immigrated to the United States from Iraq when she was 8 years old. She’d struggled with self-confidence from trying to juggle her new American life and her Chaldean identity. As a senior at Madison High School, Lourin… Read More


25 From 25: Terrell White, Jr.

March 19, 2019 , ,

Terrell White, Jr., Executive Assistant, Porter Media Group, Owner, Innovative Choice, Winning Futures Class of 2018 As a senior at Cornerstone Health + Technology, Terrell had big dreams for his future, but needed a little help from business mentors to achieve his goals. His Winning Futures mentor Michael Wooley, senior… Read More


Lear Executive, Frank Orsini, Receives Sam Cupp Impact Award

March 4, 2019 , , , ,

Frank Orsini (right), executive vice president and president of seating at Lear Corporation, received the Sam Cupp Impact Award from Kristina Marshall (left), president and CEO of Winning Futures. At our 11th annual Corks & Forks, Frank Orsini, executive vice president and president of seating at Lear Corporation, received the… Read More


With Us From the Beginning, Hamilton Chevrolet Celebrates 25 Years of Support

February 27, 2019 , ,

Mike Boguth in the Hamilton Chevrolet showroom with a 2018 Corvette. An interview with Mike Boguth, Vice President, Dealer Operator, Owner, Hamilton Chevrolet   When Sam Cupp first launched Winning Futures, what was your reaction? I felt it was an extremely generous thing for him to do. Giving or investing… Read More


Corks & Forks Raises $315,000

February 27, 2019 , ,

Guests at the 2019 Corks & Forks. Our annual Corks & Forks, hosted by Lear Corporation, was held this past Saturday, February 23, 2019, at The Townsend Hotel in Birmingham. The sold out crowd enjoyed samples from an exclusive collection of unique wines, tequilas, and scotches, gourmet cuisine, and a… Read More


25 From 25: Angelica Tibbitts

February 26, 2019 , , ,

Angelica Tibbitts, Undergraduate Student, Saginaw Valley State University, Winning Futures Class of 2018, Pontiac Academy for Excellence Angelica struggled with multiple issues while a student at Pontiac Academy for Excellence (Pontiac) including homelessness, poverty, depression, and lack of support for her education. Her mentor, Tamara Taylor, prototype build engineer at… Read More


25 From 25: Nick Maluchnik

February 26, 2019 , , ,

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

January 24, 2019 , , ,

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