Press

The Schuler Scholar Program Announces a New Executive Director

09/08/2017

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Alum Julio Guzman featured on NPR's Latino USA

08/07/2017

Our alum Julio Guzman was recently featured on NPR's Latino USA for the important environmental work he's doing in his home community of Waukegan. Julio graduated from Waukegan High School in 2011 and Colgate University in 2015.  Listen to the full story here.        …Read more

Schuler Scholar Program featured on NBC 5

05/08/2017

Our very own Wesley Varughese, Warren Township High School '12, Lawrence University '16 and Schuler staff member Margie Falter were featured on NBC 5 as part of a larger partnership Schuler has with Judge Quinn at the Cook County Court. Watch the interview here. …Read more

Schuler Mentioned in the Chronicle of Higher Education

 Schuler Mentioned in the Chronicle of Higher Education
05/01/2017

Kathleen McCartney, president of Smith College, mentioned the Schuler Scholar Program in her recent article in the Chronicle for Higher Education while sharing five lessons they learned at Smith College when closing the gap for first-generation students. Read it here: www.chronicle.com/article/Closing-the-Gap-for/239795 …Read more

College Scholar Hugo Sanchez creates change at Amherst College

 College Scholar Hugo Sanchez creates change at Amherst College
04/17/2017

College Scholar Hugo Sanchez, Amherst College '17, Waukegan High School '13, has worked with fellow peers and professors on creating a Latino Studies major at Amherst College and recently the proposal was submitted for review.  Read more about the project and Hugo's involvement here.  Hugo says "While the journey isn't over, I think I've definitely made an impact. While I won't be at Amherst to reap the benefits of the major, I think I'll sleep better knowing I helped make a change."  Way to go, Hugo! …Read more

Alumna Amy Maplethorpe is in the news

02/13/2017

Schuler Scholar Alumna Amy Maplethorpe was in the news this past week for her creativity in helping students with autism with sensory issues. Amy graduated from Round Lake High School in 2010 and Augustana College in 2014. She is currently a first-year speech-language pathologist at Raymond Ellis Elementary School. Read the full story here. …Read more

HPHS Newsletter Features College Scholar Lesley Rodriguez

 HPHS Newsletter Features College Scholar Lesley Rodriguez
10/24/2016

In this week's Giants Weekly, Highland Park High School's newsletter, Principal Tom Koulentes caught up with College Scholar Lesley Rodriguez. Lesley is a first year at Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa. In her meeting with Principal Koulentes, she shared some advice for current students at HPHS. Lessons from an Alum: Lesley Rodriguez This past weekend, HPHS Alum Lesley Rodriguez (class of 2016) came back to visit.   Lesley now attends Grinnell College in Iowa and had a great deal to share with us. Lesley is the textbook example of how our…Read more

Scholars compete for the Schuler Cup

Scholars compete for the Schuler Cup