Scholar Spotlight: Q & A with Genesis

Who is your favorite musical artist? I don’t really have one but my favorite song at the moment is Love yourself by Justin Bieber.  I also like One direction’s Drag Me Down. Favorite Class in school? I really like science. We get to look at cells and do a lot… Continue Reading ›

Scholar Spotlight: Q & A with Carlos

What do you want to study? I want to study Early Childhood Education because I am interested in the mind, and I am good with kids. We need to give the children opportunities because they are our future. I worked at HPAC’s Summer Leadership Camp this summer. I hope to… Continue Reading ›

Scholar Spotlight: Q & A with Jazmin

Jazmin has participated in the following HPAC programs: Shakespeare Ensemble, Storefront Ensemble, Mighty Quills, Community Service Team Favorite program and why? My favorite opportunity is interning at HPAC [for Summer Smarts]. I like to work with children and this is a great learning experience. I also get to apply my… Continue Reading ›

Scholar Spotlight: Q & A with Ashley

What is your favorite thing about coming to the Boat [889 Hunts Point Avenue]? I love that I get to read all books. What would be your superpower? I would be able to reverse time. If I didn’t want something to happen, or didn’t like something that happened, I could… Continue Reading ›

Scholar Spotlight: Q & A with Tiffany

What would you tell a 6th grader in Hunts Point about college? College is the milestone to success. I know school may be difficult, but honestly receiving a college education is the most worthwhile experience. College helps you grow as a person whether through the courses you take, or the friends… Continue Reading ›

Scholar Spotlight: Q & A with Dennis

What is one thing you learned you loved because of HPAC programs? HPAC helped me discover my inner desire to make a change in the lives of different people. I was influenced by the organization to work towards a career where I can help make a change in my community…. Continue Reading ›