YMCA OF GREATER OKLAHOMA CITY

CHILDREN
& YOUTH

Y ACHIEVERS

Y Achievers is a college readiness and career exploration program designed to help underserved, first general college bound and minority teens to achieve higher education through experiences, exposure and empowerment.

Y Achievers Freshman College Readiness

In school mentoring program that pairs local business leaders with high school freshman mentees to help them build a successful path to higher education.

Y Achievers Sophomore Leadership Summit

High school sophomores engage in interactive sessions with local college students to learn about leadership, morals, ethics and values in order to become leaders and pursue their dreams of higher education.

Y Achievers Junior Career Exploration

One Saturday each month, local businesses host Y Achievers in their buildings/offices to show young people a variety of career opportunities. The tours provide hands on experiences to many careers and exposure to passionate business leaders while broadening each students' horizon to dream bigger and strive for great success.

Y Achiever Senior University 101

One Saturday each month, seniors meet to finalize all details that are necessary to enter college. A local expert helps the students with everything from college applications to scholarship essays to financial aid forms, resume writing and so much more.

Each Y Achievers program operates during the school year with enrollment deadline of August 21st. The abovementioned programs are currently offered in the following Oklahoma City Public high schools: Capitol Hill, Douglass, John Marshall, Northeast, Northwest Classen and Santa Fe South Charter.

 

For more information contact

Whitney Chandler
Association Director of Teen Leadership Initiatives 
500 N Broadway, Suite 100, Oklahoma City, OK 73102
D 405 297 7778   
  
wchandler@ymcaokc.org