The Graduate Support team brought Catalyst-Circle Rock Charter graduates back to the school for a reunion and to encourage them to drive toward success and their ultimate goal which is graduation from college. Graduates enjoyed renewing friendships, a great lunch, and a program that offered both encouragement and guidance. Congratulations to Catalyst graduates who are pursuing their dream.
A lot of publicity was given in the local Winona, Minnesota press to First Generation: Countdown to College, a program in which recent 2010 Catalyst graduates participated. This is one way Catalyst demonstrates its commitment to preparing young boys and girls, young men and women for higher education. Go to this link to read more. http://www.winonadailynews.com/news/local/article_3179cc30-a815-11df-a089-001cc4c03286.htm
A report in the Austin Voice, August 4, 2010, describes the Countdown to College program some of the Catalyst Schools' 2010 graduates are participating in. Catalyst students are prepared for higher education.
Graduate Support is an important component of the Catalyst Schools. Our graduates are destined for college and important roles in life. First Generatio-- Countdown to College was initiated by Ed Siderewicz,Board member of the Catalyst Schools and St. Mary's University employee, and St. Mary's University of Minnesota to prepare Catalyst graduates for college. The program is getting national attention. See this link to Fox News for more information. http://www.fox2548.com/