Student Success Stories

Meet DeOntae

DeOntae was released from a Youth Detention Center (YDC) prior to COVID-19. While in the YDC, he struggled with focusing on school. He felt defeated and was unable to pass any of the GED tests. Then he met his Youth Success Coach, Jasmine, and enrolled in a GED program at Britten Academy in Guilford County.
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Meet Dylan

Many students struggle in school because of instability at home. With the help of CISNC and Jobs for North Carolina’s Graduates, Dylan faced his challenges head on. He now excels at work and at school and will study welding at a community college this fall.
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Meet Julie

Julie was a senior in high school who could spike a volleyball, sink a putt, hit a winning shot and outrun us all. But keeping up with schoolwork wasn’t always her top priority. Then she met the best coach she’s has ever had who helped her win both on and off the field.
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Meet Mikel

Mikel went from avoiding the spotlight to stealing the spotlight. Thanks to CISNC, Mikel now excels in school and is ready for college.
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