COVID-19 ("Coronavirus") Safety & Updates

COVID-19 (“Coronavirus”) Safety & Updates

We'll post our latest COVID-19 updates here. Friday, March 20, 2pm — Scholar Athletes continues to closely monitor the situation related to COVID-19, commonly referred to as "coronavirus." Our team will follow recommendations of the CDC and Massachusetts Department of Public Health. We deeply appreciate your understanding during this challenging ... Read More
Farewell and Thank You to Executive Director Daphne Griffin

Farewell and Thank You to Executive Director Daphne Griffin

After six years of tremendous service to the Scholar Athletes organization, SA Executive Director Daphne Griffin will be stepping down on March 2, 2020 due to a family medical situation that will call her closer to her loved ones.  Scholar Athletes founder, Board director and Suffolk Construction CEO John Fish ... Read More
Scholar Athletes is a Service Enterprise!

Scholar Athletes is a Service Enterprise!

Scholar Athletes is pleased to announce that we have been certified by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, as a Service Enterprise! Achieving Service Enterprise certification is a prestigious accomplishment for an organization. In fact, organizations that certify join the top 11% of nonprofits nationwide ... Read More
BINcA Jeff headshot

Meet a Boston International Newcomers Academy Star: Jeff

This Giving Tuesday, we're celebrating our successes in order to inspire more The Boston International Newcomers Academy is home to a special Scholar Athletes Zone. Along with dedication and an eagerness for learning, 100% of BINcA Zone Members start out with a first language other than English. The Zone is ... Read More
Boston Marathon tips from Team Scholar Athletes: Runner Interview

Boston Marathon tips from Team Scholar Athletes: Runner Interview

Cool weather is the perfect time to start thinking about your Boston Marathon training. We sat down with Manny, who ran with our 2019 team, to get the scoop on how to raise money while mastering training. What inspired you to run the Boston Marathon with Team Scholar Athletes? I ... Read More
Why you should run this fun Boston 5k

Why you should run this fun Boston 5k

Looking for a fun Boston 5k to kick off your summer? Scholar Athletes is building our team for the McCourt Foundation Boston Waterfront 5k Fitness & Wellness Festival, and now is your chance to sign up! You probably already know the amazing health benefits of this kind of race. At ... Read More
Boston Marathon: Team SA 2019

Boston Marathon: Team SA 2019

Meet Team SA! These 15 amazing runners will represent Scholar Athletes along the 26.2-mile course from Hopkinton to Copley Square. Geoffrey is from Ferndale, MI. He is an experienced marathon runner and has completed over 20 marathons in his life. He wanted to join Team SA because he benefited as ... Read More
Basketball Player of the Year Award Winners

Basketball Player of the Year Award Winners

Scholar Athletes is proud to announce that three Zone members were recognized at the Dr. Warren Memorial Classic as Boston City League Basketball Players of the Year!  Fiona (Boston Latin Academy) took home the award for Girls Player of the Year. Levar (Jeremiah E. Burke) and Rivaldo (John D. O'Bryant) ... Read More
Team SA trains for the Boston Marathon

Team SA trains for the Boston Marathon

Scholar Athletes is pleased to announce the members of our 2019 Boston Marathon team! On Patriot's Day, April 15, 2019, 15 amazing runners will represent SA along the 26.2-mile course from Hopkinton to Copley Square. The SA team includes: Geoffrey Woodman (Ferndale, MI), Sarah Lipworth (Cambridge, MA), Manon Palandjian (Boston, MA), ... Read More
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