If you’re just as shocked that 2019 is over as we are, that means it’s as good a time as any to sit down and take a look back at some of the highlights of 2019! If you want to see more pictures, click on the hyperlinks throughout this blog to see these throwbacks on Instagram!
We celebrated the start of the new year with workshops to help students learn about careers and financial literacy!
- We presented our eighteen Dream Team Honors Scholarship Recipients before the Greeley-Evans School District 6 Board of Education in a night where we honored their hard work.
- High school students toured Northeastern Junior College to learn about another option they have for college!
- Middle school students got to explore the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum and watch a live performance of Ella Enchanted at the Arvada Center!
- We recognized our Dream Team Honors Scholarship Recipients at our Awards Banquet, which is an annual event that allows these recipients to be in the spotlight.
- This event was also featured in the Greeley Tribune.
- Middle school students explored the Veterinary Hospital at Colorado State University
- Aims-bound seniors got registered and set for their first semester of college
- One of our K8 students proved to her advisor Eric that she could seriously improve her grades and got to paint his nails as a reward!
- We hit the golf course for the 10th Annual Fairway to the Future Golf Tournament with Arty from Aims for a great morning of coffee, cinnamon rolls, a breakfast buffet, and golf to raise money for our 2020 Honors Scholarship Recipients.
- We celebrated the hard work of our high school seniors as EVERY SINGLE ONE OF THEM graduated! (Check out the senior celebrations at Greeley West, Greeley Central, Northridge, and Jefferson, plus the graduations at Jefferson, Northridge, Greeley Central, and Greeley West!)
- High school students also got to head out on their overnight field trip to explore the University of Wyoming and Laramie County Community College!
- Middle school students embarked on their summer field trips at the History Colorado Center, the Denver Botanic Gardens (plus some more highlights!), and the Wyoming Territorial Prison Historic Site!
- Alumni also gathered for their annual alumni picnic, which included an awesome dinner, cornhole, volleyball, and prizes!
- We wrapped up the month by giving our office a facelift with some new paint and décor!
We held our School Supply Drive and brought in donations from amazing individuals and businesses to help our students start their year off right!
We started our very first semester serving students at Early College Academy!
We held our Community of Champions . . . Turning Dreams into Reality Breakfast, where we honored community members, an educator, and three alumni for all of their success while raising funds to turn more dreams into more realities for more students.
- Our high school students toured the University of Denver to explore the possibility of becoming DU Pioneers
- We kicked off our Student Induction nights for incoming Dream Team students.
- Middle schoolers took off to the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery.
- Our Teen Parent Class headed to Centennial Park Library to learn about the services they provide.
- Winograd students headed to the Colorado State University Equine Center!
- Our students at Bella Romero headed to the University of Wyoming
- We had Maria, Cesar, and Dafnee share why they think the Dream Team is important!
- Jayde got us ready for Colorado Gives Day by sharing how Dream Team helped her in high school.
- Some of our students shared their goals for the future.
- You raised over $7,500 for our students on Colorado Gives Day!
- The Serna family helped us out by appearing as the Dream Team spotlight family in the Greeley Neighbors Magazine with us.
- Our Teen Parent Class headed to the SEVA Community House to learn about the support out there for them and their children.
Thank you to all of our supporters, students, student families, and staff for making this year an amazing one! We look forward to 2020 and all of the great new adventures ahead.