EVkids (grades 4-12) come from the most disadvantaged neighborhoods and schools of Boston. Through determination, hard work and your support, 100% of EVkids seniors have graduated and gone on to college over the last nine years. Thank you for helping us help them along the way.
Jasmine began EVkids in 7th grade, and continued until she graduated top of her class from Boston Community Leadership Academy. This Fall, she began her first year at UMassBoston, where she will study Biology, in hopes of eventually becoming a Doctor. Jasmine has expressed a strong desire to stay involved with EVkids as an alum, like working as a camp counselor over the summer.
A six-year veteran of EVkids, Andy graduated from John D. O’Bryant School of Math and Science in Roxbury. After a summer leading and mentoring younger EVkids as a camp counselor at EVkids Camp in Vermont, Andy is attending Northeastern University, participating in their Foundation Year Program.
Moise graduated from Boston Latin Academy in Roxbury after six years with EVkids. He attends UMassDartmouth and hopes to pursue Marine Biology. Moise leads the way for his younger sister who is also an EVkid.
Yuliza graduated from Cristo Rey Boston High School in Dorchester after 3 years with EVkids. She is following her older sister, also a former EVkid, to college. She is currently attending Framingham State University.
Sarah graduated from Cristo Rey Boston High School in Dorchester. Sarah and her tutor have maintained their strong relationship. She is currently attending UMassDartmouth and started her freshman year strong with all As!
Shaniece graduated from Cathedral High School in Boston after 9 years with EVkids. Her long-time EVcorps tutor joined her on graduation day! Shaniece attends Roxbury Community College.
Tania graduated from Matignon High School in Cambridge after 6 years with EVkids. She is following in her older sister’s footsteps, another EVkid, thanks to EVkids! She is currently attending MassBay Community College.
Franchesca graduated from St. Joseph Prep in Brighton. She was accepted at all eleven of the colleges she applied to! Congratulations to her, and to her EVcorps mentor Krista Johnston who helped her negotiate the application process. She is attending UMassDartmouth.
Derick graduated from Cristo Rey High School after seven years with EVkids. His parents emigrated from the Dominican Republic and he is the first in his family to go to college. He attended the College of Mount St. Vincent in New York City and is now at UMassBoston.
After seven years with EVkids, Kathy graduated from Cathedral High School and is now at the University of Massachusetts Boston. She is the first in her family to go to college and leads the way for her little sister, also an EVkid. Kathy’s Harvard tutor for her last three years has kept in touch with her beyond graduation.
Anthony started with EVkids when he was in 5th grade. With the help of three tutors over eight years, Anthony made much progress and graduated from Trinity High School where he was on the track team. He now attends the University of Massachusetts Boston.
Despite many struggles during her eight years with EVkids, Brittany did not give up; she graduated from Dorchester Academy. She was supported by the consistent encouragement of her EVtutors since the 4th grade, her last tutor standing by her for four years. She attends Bunker Hill Community College.
The first in her family to go to college, Barbara graduated from the Social Justice Academy after seven years with EVkids. Barbara was matched with her first EVtutor for four years and her second EVtutor for three years. Accepted to three local colleges, she is attending Framingham State University.
Track star Kemi graduated from O’Bryant High School of Math and Science after six years with EVkids. Her three EVtutors helped Kemi through numerous challenges in high school; together they set goals and stayed focused. She graduated from Temple University in 2015 with a degree in Criminal Justice. Kemi currently works at Resolute Management as a Claims Technician.
Saida graduated from Excel High School in South Boston after two years with EVkids. Saida overcame her reluctance to apply to college after spending some time on the Harvard campus with her EVtutor. She is attending Bunker Hill Community College.
Jason graduated from Jeremiah Burke High School after nine years with EVkids. With the help of his three EVtutors, including four years with his most recent tutor, Jason overcame homelessness and is the first in his family to attend college. Accepted at five colleges, including Suffolk University, Jason is attending the University of Massachusetts Boston.
Kadiatu graduated from Another Course to College after one year with EVkids. A recent immigrant from Sierra Leone, English is not her first (or even second) language. Her EVtutor helped her with essays and college applications. Accepted at three colleges, she is attending Bunker Hill Community College. She is the first member of her family to attend college and, as the oldest, is paving the way for her siblings.