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2017 MOST seniors are college-bound

2017 MOST seniors are college-bound

Our 16 MOST Scholars from the Class of 2017 will attend 11 colleges and universities in fall 2017.

Courtney Shove
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July 17, 2017
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Q&A with MOST alumnus Rashaan Jiles-Boulding

Q&A with MOST alumnus Rashaan Jiles-Boulding

MOST alum Rashaan Jiles-Boulding graduated from MUS in 2014. He is now a senior at Belmont University with a major in commercial music and an emphasis in composition and arranging.

Courtney Shove
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July 17, 2017
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Q&A with MOST alumna Melanie Hawkins

Q&A with MOST alumna Melanie Hawkins

Melanie Hawkins graduated from Harding in 2010 and holds a B.A. in English language and literature from CBU. She is currently working on a master’s degree in journalism at the University of Memphis.

Courtney Shove
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July 17, 2017
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Q&A with MOST alumna Toraneka Hampton

Q&A with MOST alumna Toraneka Hampton

A 2007 graduate of Immaculate Conception Cathedral School, Toraneka works as a mental health counselor in the Chicago area.

Courtney Shove
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June 19, 2017
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MOST partner school celebrates its first graduating class

MOST partner school celebrates its first graduating class

Started in 2004, Brinkley Heights Urban Academy graduated its first two seniors on May 13, 2017.

Courtney Shove
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May 15, 2017
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Heritage Baptist senior shares gift of music

Heritage Baptist senior shares gift of music

Having strings attached is not always a bad thing, especially for Heritage Baptist Academy senior Bobby Bailey. An accomplished violinist, he is now giving strings lessons.

Courtney Shove
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May 01, 2017
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St. Benedict senior embraces the high school experience

St. Benedict senior embraces the high school experience

Listening to him recount his high school experiences, it’s hard to imagine MOST Scholar Tylan Barr was ever shy.

Courtney Shove
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October 17, 2016
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Golf tournament links donors to scholarship fund

Golf tournament links donors to scholarship fund

On September 26, 2016, 88 golfers gathered at Memphis Country Club for the 17th annual MOST Classic. Find out how much money the event raised.

Courtney Shove
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October 17, 2016
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Letter from executive director

Letter from executive director

Mandy Rough expresses her gratitude for MOST families and reflects on the parent survey that MOST conducted in summer 2016.

Mandy Rough
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October 17, 2016
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Celebrating our 2016 graduates

Celebrating our 2016 graduates

In spring 2016, 14 MOST Scholars graduated from six high schools in Shelby County. Thirteen of the students will attend college in fall 2017, and one has enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Courtney Shove
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July 25, 2016
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Q&A with Alexis Faber

Q&A with Alexis Faber

Alexis joined the MOST board of directors in spring 2016. Find out why she's so passionate about education.

Courtney Shove
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July 25, 2016
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Q&A with Collie Krasnick

Q&A with Collie Krasnick

Collie Krausnick joined the MOST board of directors in spring 2016. Find out how he got involved with MOST.

Courtney Shove
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July 25, 2016
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MOST alum featured in local news

MOST alum featured in local news

Jean Francois Mahoro graduated from Memphis Catholic High School in 2004 and went on to complete a bachelor's degree in computer engineering at the University of Memphis. He was recently featured in The Daily News.

MOST Staff
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July 25, 2016
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Shunise Bledsoe thrives in the field of psychology

Shunise Bledsoe thrives in the field of psychology

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.

Courtney Shove
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March 28, 2016
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Lessons learned from a young entrepreneur

Lessons learned from a young entrepreneur

At 25, he has secured investors for a start-up business, opened a successful restaurant in New York City, and landed a job at Twitter. Who is this whiz kid? His name is Yonadav Tsuna, and he’s a MOST alumnus.

Courtney Shove
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November 16, 2015
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