Since 2001, the Children's Foundation of Memphis (CFOM) has donated $109,000 to MOST. CFOM board member Peggy McClure talks about what first spurred the organization to fund MOST.
Children are our future. They are eager and impressionable, and their brains develop extensively from birth to age 5. How do we ensure that all children learn and grow in an environment that sets them up for a successful, healthy life?
Here at MOST, we’re up for our latest challenge to raise $2.5 million before December 31, 2018. If we succeed, a generous friend of MOST will match that total, dollar for dollar, providing $5 million for children’s scholarships.
An Ivy League-educated former teacher-turned-law student, Britney is turning ideas into action for the betterment of Memphis. Check out her StyleBlueprint profile.
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.