March 15, 2017
Beatriz Salazar

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,

March 8, 2017
Beatriz Salazar

Program Update – March

We’d like to announce that an anonymous donor has agreed to triple all individual donations made to La Vida Scholars, though December 31, 2017. This is your opportunity to give!   Program Update   Welcome back everyone! This has been such an exciting month – we hope you find the profiles of our current and

February 23, 2017
Beatriz Salazar

Alumni in Action – Gisell Rodriguez

Welcome back to Alumni in Action! This week, we talked to Gisell Rodriguez, who graduated from our program in June of 2016. Gisell was born in Mexico and immigrated to the United States when she was only two years old. Her high grades and deep commitment to community service got her accepted into many colleges,

February 14, 2017
Beatriz Salazar

Student Spotlight – Olga Hernandez

    A junior at Lynn English High School, Olga Hernandez was a second-year addition to LVS, but managed to fit right in with the already tight-knit group of 19 other students. Some of the colleges she’s looking forward to applying to are Harvard, Tufts, Emmanuel, Boston College, and Northeastern! We have no doubt that

February 7, 2017
Beatriz Salazar

Program Update – February

We’d like to thank everyone who volunteered with us this year for MLK Day of Service – we made almost 300 paracord bracelets!   Program Update   Hello! Hope you enjoyed our first month of blogging! In January, you learned more about Jose Perez (LVS ‘17), Melvin and Alba Roman (Inversant Saving Circle), and Anna