As both the counselor and GEAR UP coordinator for Myrtle Point Junior/Senior High School, Jessica Nickerson makes a difference in the lives of her students.
Bailey Watson, a 2016 graduate of Stanfield Secondary School, is studying Pre-Education at University of Oregon.
It's not too early to think about summer! Encourage your students to apply to summer camps, internships and other opportunities now.
Newport High School's first annual Trivia Night accomplished two goals: strengthening community support and raising funds for college and career readiness programs.
Brent Caulley knew that GEAR UP "was something our community needed." His experience as a father and a youth minister led him to his role as GEAR UP coordinator at McKenzie High School,
Mentoring has many benefits for students including increased academic achievement and college enrollment. GEAR UP schools help students explore college and careers using mentors in a variety of ways.
Spencer Martin, a graduate of Elkton Charter School, found his fit at Pacific University during GEAR UP's Oregon Private College Week Camp.
Rogue River Junior/Senior High School is educating school staff to use restorative practices in order to build relationships and a safer school climate.

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