• REACH GA Scholarship

    Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen (REACH) Program 

    Henry County Schools is continuing (Year 3) the partnership with the Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen (REACH) Program to provide scholarship opportunities to economically disadvantaged, academically promising Henry County 8th grade students. Henry County schools can have a maximum of eight (8) REACH Scholars each year. Potential HCS REACH GA Scholars must participate in an interview with a community member. REACH GA depends on a multi-tiered approach to supporting its scholars, inclusive of the following: Student Commitment, Parent or Guardian Commitment, Mentor Commitment, Academic Coach Commitment, Financial Scholarship, and Academic and Social Support. Upon successfully fulfilling all criteria until high school graduation, each scholar will receive $10,000 towards their college education.

    Additional information on this amazing opportunity can be located on the following site: REACH GA 

    REACH Signing Day

    During the fall of the school year, REACH Georgia is given statewide recognition through press releases, social media and occasionally live media coverage as new scholars are inducted into the program. During this weeklong event, the REACH Georgia staff will travel the state to welcome new students to the REACH Scholarship program by attending as many REACH signing ceremonies as possible. During the REACH signing ceremony, students and their families commit to satisfying the program requirements, graduating from high school, and enrolling and completing college. They sign contracts during this ceremonial occasion agreeing to uphold program requirements much like athletic signing day ceremonies. Additionally, the REACH Signing Day ceremony is the perfect opportunity to engage community stakeholders and supporters. 

     

    REACH GA Signing Day Class of 2025

    REACH GA Signing Day Class of 2024

    Please see several opportunities below to support our HCS REACH GA Scholarship Program:

    Donate/Sponsor a Scholar

    If you would like to donate or sponsor a scholar, please review the following information and send funds to the REACH GA Foundation: HCS Donation Letter

    Donations can be sent directly to the REACH GA Foundation:

     

    REACH Georgia Foundation

    2082 East Exchange Place

    Tucker, GA 30084

    Tax ID Number: 47-3727250

    *Special branding opportunities are available to donors who make a significant donation.

    Mentor Opportunities

    If you would like to mentor a REACH GA Scholar, please contact Gloria Irons (gloria.irons@henry.k12.ga.us).

    Additional Mentoring Information: REACH GA Mentor

     

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    HCS REACH GA Scholarship Contact

    Chon Hester, Ed. D. 

    rhester@henry.k12.ga.us