Changing Lives Through Education
Preparing Students for Life After High School
GATEKEY SUCCESS STORY
After graduating from CHS is 2017, Emma Henry attended Georgia State University for one year before transferring to Kennesaw State University. While completing a B.S. in Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology at KSU, she served as a paid research assistant, receiving several awards for her work. Emma is now in the Translational Biology Medicine and Health Ph.D. program at Virginia Tech where she is focusing on infectious disease. Currently, she is studying the effects of COVID on the brain.
IN THE NEWS
Congratulations to our 2021 GateKey and REACH graduates! We are very proud of all of your accomplishments and wish you the best as you begin your college journey!
Alexis Arredondo - Georgia Highlands College
Kevin Betancourt - University of Georgia
Kolbe Benham - Marist College
Abel Espinoza - Georgia State University
Maria Castro - Georgia Highlands College
Phaedra Coleman - Georgia Tech
Katlin Evans - Georgia Highlands College
Samantha Gaylor - Georgia Northwestern College
Jimena Hernandez - Georgia Highlands College
Quante Jennings - Presbyterian College
Brittney Milian - Kennesaw State University
Najiya Phillips - Chattahoochee Technical College
Tyler Putz - Kennesaw State University
Evans Toviave - Georgia State University
Congratulations to Our New REACH Students
The Cartersville Schools Foundation will be signing three 8th grade students as REACH Georgia Scholars. Congratulations to Kayden Baker, Madison Campbell, Alex Reyes DeJesus.
REACH scholars who maintain the requirements of the contract will be awarded $10,000 over four years for college with the possibility of additional matching funds from the college they choose to attend.
Congratulations to Our New GateKey Students
Last year, on March 12, 2020, eight new students were selected to participate in the GateKey Scholarship program. Congratulations to :
Najiyah Phillips (12)
Jordan Freeman (11)
Jacob Herron (11)
Daniel Millan (11)
Marcela Vasquez (11)
Renata Alvarado (10)
Yarizbel Pineda (10)
Zariyah Springer (10)