Category: Success Story

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Experience Students’ Winning Spoken Word and Video Works at Wawa Welcome America

By Allison Kelsey Posted: June 24, 2021

The winners of the PhillyGoes2College “I Am Philadelphia” contest are taking the stage at this year’s Wawa Welcome America Festival…

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Explore STEM Philly Goes Virtual

By Emma Cohen Westbrooke Posted: April 23, 2021

In honor of Volunteer Appreciation Week we are proud to uplift the work of our Explore STEM Philly volunteers. Explore…

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College Access Program Brings the Celebration to Olney Charter High Seniors

By Allison Kelsey Posted: June 19, 2020

Each May, PEF’s College Access Coordinators organize a moving medallion celebration to cap off their students’ journey of learning, hard…

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Kim Stephens posing with Philadelphia Scholar, Anthony Santana

Success Story Anthony Santana

By Peg McCool Posted: January 14, 2020

Growing up, Anthony Santana faced more than his share of hardships.

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