25 08, 2021

August 2021 Newsletter

2021-09-01T18:05:26+00:00August 25th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

View the complete August 2021 Newsletter HERE.

8 02, 2021

Bound For College Announces New Executive Director

2021-03-02T14:09:19+00:00February 8th, 2021|Delray Beach|0 Comments

Bound For College is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Shannon Solis as our new Executive Director. Shannon has served as a Bound For College college prep tutor for two years and her career experience in education is extraordinary. Dr. Solis is currently an English teacher at Village Academy, a Title I school [...]

9 10, 2018

Delray Students First Expands, Becomes ‘Bound for College’

2018-10-09T19:14:22+00:00October 9th, 2018|Delray Beach|1 Comment

Delray Students First, an organization that focuses on helping economically disadvantaged students enter and complete college, is changing its name and its geographic focus. Originally created to serve students in Delray Beach’s Village Academy and later Atlantic High School, the nonprofit organization will be expanding its college preparation program to Boca Raton High School [...]

3 05, 2018

Tre’Quan Smith, former Village Academy star & BFC alum, drafted by the New Orleans Saints

2018-10-09T19:03:11+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Delray Beach|0 Comments

Tre'Quan Smith wasn't on the football team as a sophomore in high school, but he was still on the sideline during games. For that, he can thank Mark Sauer, who became his unofficial godfather in high school. Smith played football as a freshman at Village Academy in Delray Beach, Florida, and though his coaches [...]

2 04, 2018

Atlantic Ave.’s Community Connection Features Marc Sauer

2018-04-02T15:49:57+00:00April 2nd, 2018|Delray Beach|0 Comments

When Marc Sauer arrived in Delray Beach in 2007, he didn't know one person.  Today, as Chairman & Founder of Delray Students First, he is the driving force behind connecting at-risk students with educational and economic opportunities to reach their potential. THEN: A business executive who earned his MBA at Columbia University, Mark Sauer led [...]

10 09, 2016

DSF Receives a Grant from The Jim Moran Foundation

2018-03-30T19:56:33+00:00September 10th, 2016|Delray Beach|0 Comments

We are thrilled to announce that we were recently awarded a grant in the amount of $22,000 from The Jim Moran Foundation to bring Math and Science ACT/SAT tutoring to the students of Village Academy School.  We are truly grateful for the support of the Foundation and their confidence in our work and mission.

16 05, 2016

Impact 100 presents $532,000 to seven nonprofits

2018-04-02T15:45:28+00:00May 16th, 2016|Delray Beach|0 Comments

Impact 100 recently hosted its “Palm Beach County Grand Awards Ceremony.” Susan Duane and Karen Sweetapple, co-presidents of Impact 100 Palm Beach County, presented checks totaling $532,000 to seven nonprofit groups in southern Palm Beach County. This year, 532 women each made a $1,000 donation to become an annual member of the grant-making organization. [...]

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