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High Jump Announces New Board of Trustees
Change in Leadership, a Leap Forward for Educational Non-Profit
CHICAGO – June 12, 2015 – High Jump, a non-profit providing tuition-free academic enrichment to Chicago-area seventh and eighth-grade students who display academic promise and who have limited financial resources, is pleased to announce several changes to their Board of Trustees. Most notably, Board Chair Tim Friedman and Vice Chair Philip Nevels will be assuming officer positions beginning this summer.
“We look forward to collaborating with this dynamic team to make High Jump the best program it can be,” said Executive Director Lee Hart. “High Jump greatly values our board’s expertise and experience to help us provide academic enrichment, counseling and support to our diverse student body.”
Aly Bockler from You & Me This Morning on WCIU drops by High Jump, a free program for middle school students that prepares them for high school and beyond. Aly speaks with Executive Director Lee Hart, alumna Safia Abdalla, and alumnus Brandon Pita.
High Jump’s Executive Director Lee Hart and alumna Xiomara Contreras discuss summer learning tips with WGN’s Dina Bair.