Your browser does not support JavaScript! Award Recipients | First Lady of Virginia - Suzanne S. Youngkin

September 2022

Cherishing and supporting all students through innovation and best-in-class education

An Achievable Dream

September 7, 2022
Virginia Beach, VA

An Achievable Dream was founded in 1992 as a summer and after-school tennis and tutoring program, but soon grew to a full K-12 program and now operates six schools in partnership with Newport News Public Schools, Virginia Beach City Public Schools and Henrico County Public Schools, serving over 2,000 students.

The organization emphasizes a core approach focusing on children’s social-emotional learning, essential life skills, extended academic time to focus on learning and support for the student’s entire family through a variety of initiatives, including home visits, parent education, a clothes closet, anonymous services and more.

High school graduates from An Achievable Dream’s flagship school in Newport News hold a 100% graduation rate, with 90-95% of students going on to attend college or trade school.

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Official Governor Youngkin Photos by Shealah Craighead

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