Twenty years, two decades, a score: That’s how long MOST has been around. It all started when Bob Solmson read about a privately funded scholarship program in Indianapolis and went about emulating it in Memphis.
Started in 2004, Brinkley Heights Urban Academy graduated its first two seniors on May 13, 2017.
Listening to him recount his high school experiences, it’s hard to imagine MOST Scholar Tylan Barr was ever shy.
Most people cringe at the thought of taking a four-hour test, but what about administering a four-hour test? That’s what MOST alumna Shunise Bledsoe does on a regular basis, and she loves it.