Cheers to 10 years, 1,000 alums attending 63 colleges nationwide, 99% of seniors accepted to college with $9.3 million in merit-based financial aid, and to the nearly 350 Collegiate staff that come to work each day energized to meet our mission!
Help us continue to support all 2,400 students on their pathways to college and lives of unlimited opportunity.
From Left: John Brown, OPSB President; Sarah Usdin, School Board Member District 3; John White, LA Dept. of Education Superintendent; Leslie Ellison, VP and School Board Member District 4; Demond McDonald, Livingston Collegiate Academy Junior; Benjamin Marcovitz, Collegiate Academies CEO; Stedman Graham, Chairman and CEO of SGA and keynote speaker; Caroline Roemer, LA Public Charter School Association Executive Director; Dr. Henderson Lewis, Jr., OPSB Superintendent; Mary Landrieu, former US senator for LA; Ann Duplessis, former LA state senator.
Masters of Ceremony Kenya Despenza (Livingston Collegiate Academy, Class of 2020) and Tyler Hayes (Sci Academy, Class of 2014).
Margo Bouchie (Chief Academic Officer), Ben Marcovitz (CEO), and Rhonda Dale (Principal, Abramson Sci Academy) received a 10-year award.
CA teachers and staff winners of highest performance in core values awards.
Cornelius Dukes (Abramson Sci Academy Assistant Principal of Discipline and football coach) presents the first annual Community Award to New Orleans East Hospital’s Dr. Takeisha Davis (CEO) and Dr. Russel Russo.
Influential donor award-winners and presenters, from left: New Schools for Baton Rouge (Preston Castille), Ben Marcovitz, the Walton Family Foundation (Melinda Wright), New Schools for New Orleans (Nash Crews), Charter School Growth Fund (Eric Chan), and Jewel Dauphin (G.W. Carver Class of 2016 and current Opportunities Academy student).
The Young Rollers Brass Band (independently managed and performed by students from Abramson Sci Academy and Livingston Collegiate Academy).