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Posted on Friday, September 1, 2017
As a Harlem Academy student, Jose Mencia ’14 wanted to attend boarding school, but his performance in middle school was not quite strong enough to earn a scholarship. He enrolled at a college-prep Catholic high school in the Bronx but refused to give up on his dream. Jose stayed in contact with his mentors at Harlem Academy, found allies to support him at his high school, and worked hard to improve his grades. This fall he earned that scholarship and enrolled at the Canterbury School in New...
Posted on Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Three students look over balcony at Vassar.
Eight Harlem Academy students earned full scholarships to attend summer programs for gifted students at Exeter, Vassar, and Yale. Manny, Malik, and A.J. at the Summer Institute for the Gifted at Vassar.This past summer, eight of our middle school students accepted full scholarships to attend academic programs for gifted students at Phillips Exeter Academy, Vassar College, and Yale University. These highly selective opportunities let them sample schedules and a breadth of programming similar to...