"UB Got Me Here" is a new column that features various students for the academic and personal success they have achieved with the help of the Upward Bound program. Everyone has a different story, and we look forward to sharing how Upward Bound has helped prepare each student for the future and what goals these students have set for themselves.
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This week's spotlight is on Bridget Wray!
Bridget says: “Upward bound started out as merely an educational opportunity. As I went to workshops and the summer phases these past three years, it has become home and family. I have been given this gift of knowledge, benefits and most of all a reliable support system. I plan on going to Ohio University and Upward Bound has given me the tools to make sure I get there. Through ACT prep, financial workshops, cultural experiences, major exploration fairs and college tours, UB has thoroughly prepped me for higher education. I love it so much!"
We're proud of all of your hard work, Bridget!