Student Led Conferences

2018-10-04T18:21:47+00:00October 4th, 2018|After-School Elementary, General News, Leader in Me, School Age Programs|

Parents get a lesson in Wildly Important Goals Our Elementary Academy of Leaders recently invited their parents to an after-school Student Led Conference in our classrooms. Dozens of elementary students wrote down and decorated their Wildly Important Goal, or WIG, with colorful crayons and construction paper. Those students proudly flaunted their artwork [...]

Meet the 2018 Jubilee Scholarship Winners

2018-07-05T17:27:55+00:00July 6th, 2018|After-School High School, AP Leadership, Change Makers, General News, School Age Programs|

“You’ve won the Jubilee Scholarship.” Five words that changed Karen Merillien and Marlen Hernandez’s lives forever. The Jubilee Scholarship, a four-year “full ride” to Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU), is offered exclusively to two Grace Place AP Leadership students each year. The scholarship includes all tuition costs, books, housing and a living [...]

Grace Place Students “Give Where They Live”

2018-03-05T16:38:37+00:00March 5th, 2018|Change Makers, General News, School Age Programs|

For the fourth consecutive year - the Community Foundation of Collier County and the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation partnered to present Give Where You Live Collier. Grace Place was again selected as one of 38 nonprofits in Collier County to participate in this community-wide day of philanthropy. Over the past few years, the [...]