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Welcome 2014 Aim Higher Fellows!

FC2S Staff | May 31st, 2014

Aim HigherAIM HIGHER uses video and social media to engage foster parents, social workers, mentors and employers in FC2S’ national movement to link education and training to employment and successful adulthood. Today we welcome the 2014 Aim Higher Fellows to Washington DC for the start of a two-week training program.  Each one is an outstanding student who represents the thousands of foster youth in colleges across the country.  Welcome, Fellows!

 ALABAMAWillie Reeves, 21, University of Alabama and Andrew Thomas, 21, Jacksonville State University

ARIZONAZakeeyah Habeel, 19, Arizona State University

CALIFORNIAGabriel Mendez, 21, Fullerton College; Bette Maisel, 25, Notre Dame du Mur; and Lilly Pan, 21, Saddleback College

COLORADOMercedez Taylor, 20, Colorado Mesa University

ILLINOIS - Nicole Everett, 18, Kentucky State University

MARYLANDLacresha White, 22, Frostburg State University*

MISSOURIChristian Bolding, 21, Ozarks Technical Community College and Torri Lippold, 20, Missouri State University

NEW YORKLatara Bell, 21, SUNY, Cortland;* Angelique Salizan, 21, Binghamton University; Shavonn Wheeler, 21, John Jay College of Criminal Justice and Mia Groh, 22, Rochester Institute of Technology

NORTH CAROLINAIsaiah Dorty, 19, Winston Salem State University; Kashawn McRavion-Little, 22, NC A&T University* (second year Fellow); Jason Robinson, 24, Central Piedmont Community College and Daniel “Lee” Vandenberg, 21, Appalachian State University

OHIOEric Gbur, 21, Youngstown State University; Shuana Jones, 21, Wright State University* and Megan Tipton, 22, Ohio University*

WASHINGTON STATEGabriel Kruse, 21, North Idaho College

 * May 2014 graduate

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