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First Star Academy Lunch and Learn

Monday, May 9, 12:00 pm12:45 pm

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One event on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 12:00 pm

First Star Academy Illinois State University College Prep Program is seeking 8th graders for its summer program! First Star Academy is a college preparation program for high school youth in foster care that ensures they have the life skills and academic supports needed to successfully transition to higher education and adulthood.

First Star Includes:

  • Monthly Saturday Academy on ISU campus: college prep, life skills, team building, goal setting, support to complete high school, building friendships and community.
  • Summer Immersion Program: live on ISU campus for 2 weeks, FREE laptop, mentoring, college visits, field trips, English and math instruction, cooking, art, community service, and FUN!

First Star at Illinois State University is looking for 8th graders (going into 9th in Fall 2022) applicants and is holding two Zoom Lunch and Learns for anyone to familiarize themselves and ask questions on Monday, May 9, 2022 from noon-12:45 p.m. or Wednesday, May 11, 2022 from noon-12:45 p.m.

Send RSVP or any questions to Interim Director Stacey Wiggins at swiggin@ilstu.edu. Zoom link will be sent after contacting Stacey.