April 26, 2017
Jessica Johnson

Scholar Spotlight – Meagan Molea

Meagan is currently a junior at Lynn Vocational and Technical Institute and part of our LVS Class of 2018. She joined our program in September of 2015 and is currently part of SkillsUSA, a program for vocational schools around the country where she learns and develops skills needed for future careers. Throughout the year, they

April 14, 2017
Jessica Johnson

Chipotle Cash!

Just a quick update on our Class Representatives’ latest accomplishment! Recently, they held a fundraiser at a local Chipotle, where they raised $894! Thank you to everyone who supported them. The funds raised will go towards planning a big end-of-year event for all current scholars sometime in June. Do you want to help plan the

April 10, 2017
Jessica Johnson

Program Update – April

Friendly reminder that all future individual donations will be tripled by an anonymous donor. Now is the time to support La Vida Scholars. Click here to find out how.   Such an eventful month! Our program is soon beginning its most exciting phase: college decision month. We’ve received all the acceptances and most of the

March 22, 2017
Jessica Johnson

Alumni in Action – Nahiomy Alvarez

This week, we reached out to one of our first LVS classes in an effort to capture the experiences of scholars who have not just graduated from our program, but also from college! Nahiomy Alvarez was part of the LVS Class of 2012 and was a winner of the 2012 QuestBridge National College Match Program, which

March 15, 2017
Jessica Johnson

Scholar Spotlight – Yamilka Leon-Lopez

Picture: Jessica Johnson (left) and Yamilka Leon-Lopez (right)   Currently a senior at Lynn English High School, Yamilka Leon-Lopez joined LVS in September of 2014. She’s currently applying to 11 colleges; her top schools include Pomona College, Occidental College, and Denison University. Yamilka is interested in the Environmental Science, Mechanical Engineering, and Fashion fields; however,