Serving female Zone members through We Are Fit

Serving female Zone members through We Are Fit

What is We Are Fit? A safe space for girls to build community, develop skills, and dedicate themselves to learning about health and wellness. Female Zone members build athletic skills while also mastering goal-setting, teamwork, leadership, and much more. Program staff work with female Zone members to select and prepare ... Read More
Future college basketball star Levar takes a shot

Zone Member Spotlight: Levar Goes D-1

It has been more than 10 years since a male athlete went directly from a Boston Public School to a Division 1 college basketball program on scholarship. This coming fall, Levar Williams is going to change that. This past November, Levar signed an offer to play college basketball at the New ... Read More
A high school student reacts with joy to the news she has received a scholarship.

Back to school: it’s go time.

Yesica could have been doing anything else that high school students with big dreams like to do with their time. But over the past few years, she spent more than 330 hours in the Zone, our in-school sanctuary for intensive tutoring, mentoring, wellness and college prep. That’s because she knew ... Read More
Staff Member of the Month: Daniel Rivera

Staff Member of the Month: Daniel Rivera

Each month Scholar Athletes highlights a deserving employee with the Staff Member of the Month award which is nominated and selected among SA staff. In October, we recognized Daniel Rivera, now in his second year as the Program Assistant at Boston Green Academy (BGA). Daniel never responds with “no” when ... Read More
Scholar Athletes Expands

Scholar Athletes Expands

Help us welcome our 24th Zone! On Monday, October 22nd, Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno and our Executive Director Daphne Griffin were joined by Springfield Superintendent Daniel Warwick, Assistant Superintendent Lydia Martinez, SA Board Vice Chair Senator Linda Dorcena Forry, American International College President Vince Maniaci, and Principal Thaddeus Tokarz to ... Read More
Opening Week 2018

Opening Week 2018

One week. 24 Zones. Thousands of Zone members. After two weeks of staff summer training camp and countless hours of Zone prep, our Zones were ready, but we were missing the most important part of our program: Zone members. To fix that, for the first year ever, Scholar Athletes hosted ... Read More