Zahur (18), above, earned his High School Equivalency Certification (9/6/14) within three months of his enrollment at Next Step. He arrived each day with an enthusiastic spirit and personable smile. He studied diligently with two tutors, one in analytical writing and one in math, especially algebraic problem solving. He was delighted and proud the day he arrived with his certificate in hand. He currently is enjoying the challenge of his first semester at Laney Community College.
Quinton (17 yrs, 9 months) enrolled at Next Step in March, 2014 and earned his High School Equivalency Certification on September 20. He enjoyed broadening his knowledge of science and social studies and worked regularly with a tutor on Mondays in mathematical reasoning related to Geometry, Algebra, and word problems. His childhood dream of wanting to go to college is currently being realized through his enrollment at Merritt Community College. In Quinton’s own words, “The people at Next Step were very welcoming.”