Peak Education hosted a reception at the Sonterra Grill in Colorado Springs celebrating the successful accomplishments of all those participating in the College and Career Mentoring Program. College-bound juniors and seniors receive on-going assistance throughout the year with applying for college, scholarships, and financial aid. Their mentors are business people from Biggs-Kofford, Lockheed-Martin, and Big Brothers, Big Sisters who volunteered their time helping the students navigate this unfamiliar and sometimes daunting process.… Read the rest
The mission of Peak Education is helping students access opportunities to create a new future. Since 1998, a community-based network of partners, alumni, volunteers, and sponsors have mentored students using four effective strategies, including College and Career Readiness, Leadership Development, Family Engagement, and Community Connection. Through life-enhancing experiences, students are motivated to graduate from high school within four years, enroll in and graduated from higher education programs, pursue fulfilling careers, and ultimately give back to the community.