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Please join us as we congratulate our wonderful
NEST Seniors!
You are NEST STRONG!

You endured quarantine!
You met the challenge of online learning!
And you kept the faith even in the face of uncertainty!

You are NEST AWESOME!
The NEST Empowerment Center program provides basic needs, academics, career/college readiness, housing and other supportive services for Georgetown ISD high school students qualified at-risk, homeless or living in transition. 
Kudos to the 11 NEST graduates
(10 of whom have been with The NEST since their freshman year!)

"We created the NEST in 2011, and our goal with the program is the same today. We want our students to graduate high school with skills for independent living, and a positive plan for the future. I am proud to report that we have a 100% graduation rate over the past 9 years at the NEST."
- Leslie Janca, Chief Executive Officer, The Georgetown Project
"The NEST has taught me to reach out for help and that no matter how bad things may seem at the time, I know they won’t always stay that way. I have the power to turn things around and that means everything."
- Lila, The Nest graduate
Barbara Baldwin Pearce Youth Leadership Scholarship Winners
 
Morgan Simek-Richarte High School
Krutin Patel-Georgetown High School
Elizabeth Jenkins-East View High School
 
 
Jim Mitchell Youth Service Scholarship Winners
 
Serena Carreno-Richarte High School
Ashlee Reed-Georgetown High School
Phillip Worley-East View High School
 
The Georgetown Project Youth Empowerment Scholarship Winners
 
Javon Wilson-East View High School
Joel Azua-Georgetown High School
Scholarship applicants submitted an essay as part of the application process
Congratulations Dan Arnold!
Valedictorian
Georgetown High School
2020
Dan Arnold, 2020
Dan (green shirt, right) in Bridges to Growth class
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Bridges to Growth Parent Center
is a program of
The Georgetown Project
With support from our sponsors
Our Vision:
A community where no child is hungry, hurt, alone or rejected, and where all children and youth believe they are loved, respected and treated with dignity.
July 15, 2020