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Expansion of USU STARS! GEAR UP

Zachary Stocks


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The USU STARS! GEAR UP Program has received great news! Beginning with the 2017-2018 school year we have been awarded an additional grant. This is the beginning of the third cohort for USU STARS! and will allow us to continue to help students grow by preparing them for college, providing resources, and exposing them to STEM concepts. The grant will serve 2,955 students and parents spread across five school districts and three charter schools throughout Utah. This expansion grant (Grant Three) is set up to run for seven years, benefiting students from seventh grade through their first year of college.

Here is a list of the participating schools for Grant Three:

  • American Preparatory Academy, West Valley 1
  • American Preparatory Academy, West Valley 2
  • North Davis Jr. High School
  • Dual Immersion Academy
  • Granite Park Jr. High School
  • Mount Logan Middle School
  • North Sanpete Middle School
  • Ephraim Middle School
  • Gunnison Valley Middle School