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The Pillar – July 2018


The Pillar | July 2018
Cornerstone Student Gets to Shadow Ford Motor Company CEO
Meet Gevon, an incoming senior at the Cornerstone Health + Technology High School. Gevon recently had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to shadow one of the country’s leading CEOs, Jim Hackett of Ford Motor Company, for a day.
Hackett has been impressed with Cornerstone’s commitment to providing students with professional training and development through the Career Pathways Program.
 
YOU Can Support the Cornerstone Mission
With over 25 years of proven success, Cornerstone supports every phase of a child’s educational journey on the pathway to their vocation, even after graduation. The money we get from the state provides only the basics.
Your monthly donation can help us offer our students comprehensive, innovative programming in music, technology and careers.
We’re Looking for Teachers with Passion
Do you know a teacher who’s passionate about education? We’re hiring for all subjects and special education for grades K-12.
Watch the Video to hear what seven-year Cornerstone veteran Mrs. Aferi has to say about her Cornerstone experience:
Join Us at MENtoring in the 21st Century
You won’t want to miss Cornerstone’s MENtoring in the 21st Century event, coming up on September 11 at the Detroit Athletic Club.
This event will feature an esteemed panel of speakers sharing their experiences with entrepreneurship, including Dennis Archer, Jr., Hiram Jackson, and Rich Sheridan, with WDIV’s Andrew Humphrey as emcee.
Your support of this event will help provide important Cornerstone programs, like our Career Pathways program.
Cornerstone’s Career Pathways Program at Work
Cornerstone scholar Stasha graduated from Cornerstone Health + Technology High School with honors. This summer, she’s employed as a paid intern with Lear Corporation through the summer.
In the fall, she will start classes at Siena Heights University where she will pursue a double major in Marketing and International Business.
Congratulations, Stasha!
Cornerstone Health + Technology High School Celebrates Class of 2018
Cornerstone Health + Technology graduates really “made the grade” in 2018! 100% of eligible seniors graduated, and the class of 2018 received a total of 412 acceptance letters from 93 different colleges. In addition, several students went directly into a career as a result of relationships made during their high school internships.
Other graduates are working and going to college as a result of their experiences in Cornerstone’s Career Pathways Programs. We cannot wait to see the impact this group makes on the world!
Congratulations, Class of 2018!