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Nehmiah Barker joined the Schuler Scholar Program in June 2019 as part of the Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep Academy team. She supports the twenty newly-inducted Schuler Scholars as Brooks' first Scholar Coach. Nehmiah graduated from Illinois State University with a degree in Mass Media Management, Promotions, and Sales in December of 2018. Nehmiah, born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, is dedicated to serving her community and mentoring youth; she brings this passion to the Pullman neighborhood and Brooks community. Nehmiah loves writing stories, meditating, and drawing, she runs a video production company called N.VYY Productions, and she is excited about camp (and trail) this summer! 

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Jack Schuler

Co-Founder/Chairman

Ellen Bakker

Senior College Counselor/Washington Campus Lead
Waukegan High School

Teahelahn Keithrafferty

Scholar Coach
Warren Township High School

Abbie Titcomb

Scholar Coach
George Westinghouse College Prep