Project: FLIGHT

 
$39,178
$55,822
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Jan 13, 2014

Project: FLIGHT, 1 Year Later

Dear Friends, 

It's hard to believe a year has passed since we first launched Project: FLIGHT--an entire year full of memories and victories and incredible success stories that you made possible with your donations. It's often difficult to truly capture the impact of your contributions, but allow us to try by offering you this news: 100% of all Project: FLIGHT scholarship recipients remain ON TRACK to receive a college degree! 

One such recipient is Stephen, a recent high school graduate and 12+ alumni, who just completed his first semester as a freshman at Penn State. His enrollment alone would not have been possible without the scholarship that you helped provide, not to mention the powerful motivation he found through your steadfast belief in him. 

Like many students coming from the Philadelphia public school system, his initial transition to college was bumpy. Right from the beginnning, he found it challenging to keep up with the daily rigors of a college education, especially having to start so far behind. Despite this, Stephen refused to give up. He believed he deserved to be there. With the help of the team at 12+, who kept in contact with Stephen after graduation, he was encouraged to look forward, offered useful tips like taking advantage of office hours, and directed to resources available to him on campus such as the student tutoring center. By the end of the semester, Stephen's grades dramatically improved, and now, he feels more confident than ever about accomplishing his goal of becoming a pharmacist. 

As our new class of seniors anxiously await for their acceptance letters, we are reminded of the class preceding them, the one responsible for the launch of Project: FLIGHT. Whether it's Elise, who just finished her first semester with a 3.72 GPA, or Yalissa, who finally believes she's found her home at Millersville University, and of course, Stephen, our future pharmacist, the message of Project: FLIGHT has endured long after our students traded their high school graduation caps for college ones: All our students can really fly. 

Thank you for your support of our work at 12+. We hope you will continue to partner with us and help us create another year full of amazing stories of flight. 

Warmly,
The 12+ Team 

Stephen: High School Graduation 2013
Stephen: High School Graduation 2013
Elise: Finished 1st semester with a 3.72 GPA
Elise: Finished 1st semester with a 3.72 GPA
Yalissa: Happy at Millersville
Yalissa: Happy at Millersville
NEW Seniors!...and PLUS Leaders!
NEW Seniors!...and PLUS Leaders!

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12 PLUS

Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, United States
http://www.12plus.org

Project Leader

Raymond John

Elkins Park, PA United States

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