Posts Tagged "UCLA"

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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NFL Player Bret Lockett Visits Hathaway-Sycamores

Posted by on Apr 2, 2013 in News | 0 comments

NFL Player Bret Lockett Visits Hathaway-Sycamores

New York Jets’ Bret Lockett Shares Football and Life Lessons with Boys in Residential Treatment  For the second time in the last two weeks the boys at El Nido (our residence campus) were treated to a visit from an NFL player. On Monday, April 1st New York Jets’ safety Bret Lockett came to meet the boys at El Nido. Lockett attended UCLA after graduating from Diamond Bar High School. He shared with the boys the challenges he faced making it into the NFL. Lockett was invited to Cleveland to try...

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