Supporting Academic Achievement Through Athletics
Scholar Athletes partners with public high schools to help close the opportunity gap for thousands of young people in grades 9-12 across the Commonwealth. Scholar Athletes’ programs leverage the power of athletics and wellness to cultivate the discipline, confidence and social-emotional skills needed to support success in school, as well as success in life.
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Scholar Athletes’ mission is to support academic achievement through athletics. Our program is unique in that we have dedicated space – called Zones – in each of our partner schools. When not in class or playing their sport of choice, participants are in the Zones studying, working on homework, writing college essays, learning more about scholarship options for college and creating a roadmap for life after high school – all guided by Scholar Athletes staff and volunteers.
Scholar Athletes Alum, Yusuf Liban recently gave a tour of the J.D. O’Bryant Zone. Yusuf graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology where he received a degree in Engineering. Yusuf stays connected to the Zone by volunteering as an SA tutor and keeping in touch with Ms. Saltzberg, the Program Coordinator at J.D. O’Bryant. As a 2015 allSA Scholarship recipient, he represents the very best of Scholar Athletes.
Find a Zone
Scholar Athletes is now in 22 Zones in three school districts across the Commonwealth. Please click below for a full listing of all of our Zone locations.
How Can I Help?
Interested in getting involved with Scholar Athletes? We have a range of opportunities and would love to help you find a way to get involved that is right for you.