Our Services


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Middle & High Schoolers

TRIO advisors and college mentors visit with participants at their middle or high school several times a month.
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Our services for high school seniors focus primarily on applying for college and completing financial aid and scholarship applications.
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We work with families to help them understand the value of college and how to prepare their children for college.
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Virtual Programming

Virtual opportunities allow us to flexibly and consistently deliver services for students who can't attend our in-person activities.


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The Career Horizons Summer Program

Career Horizons helps 6th-grade students broaden their college and career options, enhance their academic and STEM skills, increase awareness of their strengths, and develop positive peer relationships.
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The Discover Technology Summer Program

Discover Technology helps 7th-grade students enhance their global awareness, increase their awareness of math, computer and science-related career opportunities and develop positive mentor relationships.
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The YES Scholars Program

This scholarship program is a joint effort between our program and Kansas City Kansas Community College (KCKCC) for youth who demonstrate the potential for academic success and who want to prepare for post-secondary education.