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Say Yes Student Spotlight | Hunter Kusak

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“Say Yes means having the opportunity to create a path of success and greatness for yourself, with lots of resources and people who are encouraging you to be the best you can be.”

Corcoran High School 2009 alumna Yeisha Núñez-Denson is among the first students to utilize Say Yes Syracuse after it was established in 2008.

Say Yes offers students the financial endorsement and opportunity to make a change in their life.

Lincoln University, the nation’s first degree-granting Historically Black College and University (HBCU), announced that it will begin offering a $5,000 grant to match the Say Yes $5,000 Choice Grants to…

Sisters Addie and Quinn Boyle, Corcoran High School alumnae, both attended the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City to carry out their careers in fashion.

Say Yes Syracuse recently released its 2021-2022 Report Card to demonstrate the positive outcomes that the program is having on Syracuse City School District students by providing them new opportunities…

“Say Yes means opportunity. Say Yes means impact. Say Yes means change. Say Yes represents a commitment to equity and opportunity in education.”

A new agreement between Say Yes Syracuse and Onondaga Community College will help Syracuse City School District graduates who attend OCC with their housing costs. The new Preferred Partners Program…

“The benefits of Say Yes will create a sound support system and make navigating the college process far more positive and accessible.”

Due to the unique nature of the 2020-2021 academic school year, Say Yes Syracuse will be making an exception for the Class of 2021

“Be your own best advocate. This program is a strong pillar for education in our community, and something that everyone should take advantage of.”

“Pursue your interest and your dreams; the stars are not the limit, the sky is not the limit… you set your own limit.”

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Ahmeed Turner, Executive Director

Dana Lyons-Canty, Officer, Scholarship and Student Support