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A big round of applause to these current and former students who are shattering boundaries in pursuit of their academic goals. They've set their sights on college, and with the help of their parents and support systems, they've worked step-by-step toward achieving their dreams. Finally, they're here! Listen to each of them tell their story of reaching this moment.

Isabel V.


Isabel is in her junior year at Launch Academy. She recently took the SAT and placed in the 97th percentile. She plans to finish her high school years at Launch, and she's currently pursuing a summer job as a vet tech.

Sammy S.


Sammy, a former Launch Academy student, is at Mirus this year, and he's headed to Waubonsee Community College in the fall. Once his core classes are completed, he plans to transfer to Columbia University to study music production, where he has been accepted with a Dean’s Scholarship, based on the classes he took in Launch Academy's pre-college program at Houston Baptist University.

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