Each year, AHS selects 35 under-served high school juniors for their academic, personal, service, and entrepreneurial accomplishments, to participate in its no-cost, five-year empowerment program. These students receive mentorship, practical guidance, and a comprehensive network of support, much like Hamilton did, so they, too, can leave a lasting legacy that will forever change their communities, our nation, and the world.
These 34 Scholars represent 16 states and a wide array of communities, backgrounds, and cultures. They exemplify the best of our nation’s youth, displaying grit, determination, and the ability to overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles to achieve their ambitious goals, while still always putting others before self as they seek to be leaders and agents of positive change in their schools and communities.
Join us in celebrating college decisions with the 2017 Cohort as they take the first exciting step in the next phase of their lives. The road ahead will be full of both triumph and defeat, but we know they will all succeed in becoming the next generation of leaders and we can’t wait to see what they accomplish along the way. Congratulations 2017 Scholars!