2018-2019 Media Clips

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Times Union

We were thrilled to be included in The Times Union’s 2018 Capital Region Gives section with a feature article and a mention of Sponsor-A-Scholar’s involvement in the National Quality Mentoring System.

The Times Union also shared the story of the launch of the Deborah White Memorial Scholarship in the Spring of 2019.

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Troy Record

The Troy Record highlighted our 250th college graduate with a special article about our program and an interview with Cassandra Pintro, a Troy High School alumna.

The Record also highlighted Laura Marx’s appointment as executive director.

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Daily Gazette

Our Scholars were quoted in a number of articles by The Daily Gazette which touched on the importance of mentoring and college access.



Our Executive Director, Laura Marx, shared her thoughts on the barriers to college for first-generation college students and the implications of the Varsity Blues admissions scandal.


Schenectady Today

Our Executive Director, Laura Marx and two Schenectady Scholars, Ericka Matos and Luisa Sanchez share their stories with Ann Parillo.