Phone: (210) 438-6525 Address: 2123 W Huisache Ave., San Antonio, TX 78201 Grades served: 6-12 grades
Academic programs: Pre-Advanced Placement, Advanced Placement, AVID, Dual Credit, Engineering, Robotics, STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math, Grow Your Brain Curriculum, Covey’s Habits
YWLA is profiling each individual senior on their web site.
4 YWLA seniors were awarded the Kelly Hawkins Memorial Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship is supported by the Kelly Hawkins Memorial Fund created by friends and family of Kelly Hawkins. Kelly was the Dance Instructor for YWLA San Antonio and cared deeply for her students. This scholarship is designed to honor her work and passion by supporting graduating seniors from YWLA who were enrolled in a dance class during their time at YWLA with the next step of their educational journey.
Isabella Mazzuca, a senior at the Young Women's Leadership Academy, participated in the first cohort of a test prep program offered by SAISD alumnus Ricardo Rosales and his partner Sravya Vishnubhatla . After joining the office hours and participating in a resume workshop she applied for an internship with their company Get Ahead Tutors. She is one of 5 interns that the company hired, out of dozens that applied. "Bella is working as a software engineering intern for us and has been doing an incredible job! The code that she is writing is going to help us build a tool to expand our reach on Instagram and offer our services to more students" explained Rosales.
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