Posts Tagged "Simon Gee"

Learning A Different Way

Posted by on Oct 6, 2015 in Featured Slider, News, Stories | 0 comments

Learning A Different Way

Hathaway-Sycamores is changing a community one child at a time at our Family Resource Center’s Learning Lab in Highland Park. Alejandra Negrete is a former Learning Lab student currently attending the University of California, Irvine. Alejandra states, “Without the Learning Lab, I’d probably be at home with a minimum wage job.” Today, Alejandra is aiming higher, she plans to become a lawyer. The Learning Lab currently serves 250 at risk youth by providing free tutoring...

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Family Resource Center Makes College Dreams a Reality

Posted by on Jun 11, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Family Resource Center Makes College Dreams a Reality

 “I don’t know what I would have done without Simon. I wouldn’t have gotten into all of the colleges that I did without the motivation and inspiration I received from everyone at the Family Resource Center,” says Eagle Rock High School senior Dillon Dorothy. Dillon is referring to Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services Highland Park Family Resource Center (FRC) and its Manager Simon Gee. Dillon is not alone in his deep appreciation for the comprehensive, free college-prep assistance...

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Retired Aerospace Exec Helping at the FRC

Posted by on Jul 29, 2013 in News, Sidebar | 0 comments

Retired Aerospace Exec Helping at the FRC

La Cañada Flintridge resident Bob Lang is a tireless volunteer at Hathaway-Sycamores’ Highland Park Family Resource Center “They have a lot of challenges, but they also have a lot of hope, so you want to do all you can to help them,” says La Cañada Flintridge resident Bob Lang. Lang is referring to the elementary through high-school students that he tutors – free of charge – at Hathaway Sycamores Child and Family Services Highland Park Family Resource Center (840 N. Avenue 66). While...

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Hathaway-Sycamores’ Abraham Nuñez is Headed to UCLA

Posted by on Jun 27, 2013 in Stories | 0 comments

Hathaway-Sycamores’ Abraham Nuñez is Headed to UCLA

Like many young adults Abraham Nuñez lacked direction after graduating from high school. As Abraham puts it, “I struggled transitioning into adulthood. I was confused as to what route I would take in life. Most signs pointed towards going to college and getting my Bachelors in Education, but the pressure of living in a low income community forced me to find a job.” Abraham acknowledges that he didn’t have a clue how to find a job. Fortunately he was introduced to Hathaway-Sycamores. Abraham’s...

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Small Prep Program Delivers Big Results

Posted by on May 19, 2013 in News | 0 comments

Small Prep Program Delivers Big Results

Our Highland Park Family Resource Center has a history of helping area teens land at top-tier universities – often with full-ride scholarships; this year is no exception, with students headed to Harvard, USC, UCLA and other standout schools. “Hathaway-Sycamores really gave me the start on my road toward college,” says Valentino Gonzalez, referring to Hathaway-Sycamores’ Learning Lab. That road has since led Gonzalez to the nation’s most prestigious university – Harvard – where he will...

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