News & Stories

News & Stories

25 From 25: Angelica Powe

November 19, 2019 , , ,

Angelica Powe, Student, Michigan State University, Winning Futures Class of 2016 While a senior at Cass Technical High School, Angelica lost her dad and desperately needed help staying motivated and focused on her schoolwork. Angelica’s mentor, Andrea Spade, division operations manager at Kelly Services, gave Angelica constant encouragement, helping her… Read More

25 From 25: Jose House

November 18, 2019 , , ,

Jose House, Student, Eastern Michigan University, Winning Futures Class of 2015 As a sophomore at Cass Technical High School Jose was focused on succeeding in school and making sure he got accepted to college. His mentor, Josh Berg, director of innovation ventures at Magna, was always there for him, giving… Read More

New year starts: Handshakes; Lear; Magna; 580 Students; 150 Mentors; and 7 Schools!

November 5, 2019 , ,

Student and volunteer at the Warren Mott Networking Mixer. The 2019-20 schoolyear is well underway and we’re very excited as we roll out the second year of our new four-year Workforce Prep program!   This year’s tenth-grade students started the year by meeting and getting to know their mentors. As the year progresses… Read More

FCA Foundation Awards Grant to Winning Futures

October 19, 2019 ,

We are very pleased to announce that we recently received a one-year grant from the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The grant will support tenth and eleventh-grade students in our experiential Workforce Prep program as they learn critical life skills necessary to succeed and explore career… Read More

25 From 25: Belinda Cargile

October 18, 2019 , , ,

Belinda Cargile, Student, University of Michigan, Winning Futures Class of 2017 As a student at Madison High School, Belinda knew what she wanted to do. The only problem was she struggled with procrastination and lacked the proper tools to make her dream a reality. Her mentor, Monica Labe, member of… Read More

25 From 25: Jason Gordon

October 18, 2019 , , ,

Jason Gordon, National Manager of Petrochemical and Utilities, Allied Universal Security Services, Winning Futures Class of 2002 Jason was in the Winning Futures program during his sophomore, junior, and senior years at Warren Mott High School. His mentor, Duane Marshall, owner of Pure Business Process, helped him maintain a positive… Read More

Comerica Bank and Detroit Lions Team Up to Empower Metro Detroit Youth

October 10, 2019 ,

We now have an entirely new reason – a very good one – to root for the Detroit Lions! Through the Comerica Bank First Down partnership, we will receive a $100 donation from Comerica for every Lions’ first down at home games during the 2019 regular season. Through the fifth… Read More

Over $155K Raised at Our 21st Annual Golf Classic

October 10, 2019 , ,

Our 21st Annual Winning Futures Golf Classic raised more than $155,000 to support our new Workforce Prep program. It was a beautiful day for golfing on Monday, September 9, 2019, at the historic Indianwood Golf and Country Club in Lake Orion, MI. Over 240 people attended the 21st Annual Winning… Read More

25 From 25: Richard Russell

September 18, 2019 , , ,

Richard Russell, Student, Eastern Michigan University, Winning Futures Class of 2018 When Richard was a student at Warren Mott High School, he wasn’t sure about his goals or how to achieve them. He was a shy kid who lacked self-esteem and male role models in his life. That changed when… Read More

25 From 25: Brittani Lipsey

September 18, 2019 , , ,

Brittani Lipsey, Student, University of Michigan, Winning Futures Class of 2018 As a student at Harper Woods High School, Brittani struggled with knowing what she would do after graduating. Her mentor, Regine Bile, manager at General Motors, helped her create a vision for her future and craft a strategic five-year… Read More