Ripples of Hope
On Tuesday, December 12, QuickTrip CEO Chet Cadieux and City Year Tulsa held our inaugural Executives for Education breakfast at the Summit Club. The goal was to unite executives across Tulsa in the call to support our education system. AmeriCorps member Dierdra Kelly addressed executives and fellow Corps members, offering remarks of hope and a bright future for education in Oklahoma.
City Year Tulsa Encourages Students to Dare to Inspire
Students at McLain Middle and High School met with professionals from around Tulsa to talk about their dreams, goals and aspirations. Read how this night not only inspired McLain students, but their AmeriCorps members as well.
National Donation from Staples
Upon opening her box, one principal screamed with delight and said “All of this, for our school? This is so exciting! Thank you City Year and thank you Staples!” One principal laughingly said “This ream of paper is for the office and the other items are going to my teachers. They work so hard, they deserve these gifts.”
Nathan Hale High School became the ninth school of Tulsa Public Schools to gain a City Year team to help develop students and increase an appreciation for education within the student body. When we begin partnerships, we are able to set the tone of what City Year is and begin building the beloved community with our administration, teachers, and students.
Success One Student at a Time
Refusing to fail is an attitude City Year has towards difficulty in achieving a desired goal. Our corps members never give up on their students. They encourage and pursue each one with fierce determination. Learn how Maddie refused to fail with one student at her school.