Street Smart Youth Project Inc.
Summer 2018 Newsletter
Congratulations Class of 2018!
From: Street Smart Youth Project, Inc.
We are extremely proud of all the 2018 graduates, especially members of our Street Smart tribe. We have watched our youth work hard, overcome challenges and reach milestones this school year. The future is looking bright for our youth and SSYP wishes them much success as they continue their education and begin new journeys on the path toward exciting careers. This achievement is only the beginning of many accomplishments and we are confident that our youth will embark on successful adventures. As an organization, we would advise our youth ‘ to be confident in their light and never be afraid to be just who you are. Do not let others define you, write your own story and do amazing things. The best is yet to come!
Marcus Hill graduated from Benjamin E. Mays. Marcus will attend Georgia State University in the fall. We wish Marcus the best in his future endeavors! plans to attend Georgia State University.
Equilla Everhart graduated from Sylvan Hills Middle School and will attend Carver High School of Arts and Sciences. We hope that Equilla thrives and have a great high school experience!
Michaila Thompson graduated from Carver High School of Arts and Sciences. Michaila plans to attend Atlanta Metropolitan College and major in Performing Arts and Social Work. Please join us in congratulating Michaila on her hard work and perseverance.
In Loving Memory of Joshua Torrance
On May 30, 2018, just 5 days after graduating from B.E.S.T Academy, Street Smart Youth Project member Joshua Torrance passed away. Joshua was smart, talented and possessed a great sense of humor. He was on his way attend Albany State University this fall to pursue an Engineering degree. Joshua will always remain a part of the SSYP family and in our hearts. Rest well Young King!
Again, we wish the Class of 2018 a future with infinite possibilities!
“You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. You can’t get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you’re doing, but what you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover will be yourself”. -Alan Alda