Minority Achievement

Visit to Longwood University, Spring 2010
Visit to Longwood University, Spring 2010

Yorktown Minority Achievement

Shari Benites, Coordinator
Mary Ann Mahan, Administrative Assistant
703.228.2542

Minority Achievement Initiatives

  • SOAR (Success, Opportunities and Results)
  • MSAN (Minority Student Achievement Network) and MSAN Leaders UnitedTransition Activities
  • College Bound
  • Latina Leading Ladies (formally known as Latinas Leading Tomorrow)
  • Sister Circle
  • Upcoming College Trips
Old Dominion University
Old Dominion University, Spring 2010
Virginia Wesleyan
Virginia Wesleyan

For information about countywide Minority Achievement programs and activities, visit the APS Minority Achievement Website.


Archived Announcements

Leadership Arlington Summer Program – two weeks in July.  The YouthProgram is designed to enhance leadership skills and awareness of the need for philanthropy, community service and civic participation in young people.  For two weeks,the youth program meets at different business, non-profit, and government locations throughout Arlington County to provide students the opportunity to be exposed to diverse organizations and meet with leaders from our community.  Get information and application at http://www.leadershiparlington.org/programs/youth/layp-program

Hispanic Youth Institute – Summer program.  Students spend 4 days, 3 nights at Virginia State University networking with Hispanic professionals, learning about the college application and scholarship process, and celebrating Hispanic heritage!  Applications due in March!

Juntos Podemos at Univ of Virginia – Applications due February 14th