Equity and Excellence

Visit to Longwood University, Spring 2010

Yorktown Office of Equity and Excellence

Shari Benites, Coordinator
Mary Ann Mahan, Administrative Assistant
703.228.2542

Equity and Excellence Initiatives

  • SOAR (Success, Opportunities and Results)
  • MSAN (Minority Student Achievement Network)
    • Sister Circle
    • Latinas Leading Tomorrow
    • Minority Men United
  • Transition Activities
  • College Bound
  • College Trips

Old Dominion University

Virginia Wesleyan

For information about countywide Equity and Excellence programs and activities, visit the APS Equity and Excellence 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