Laura

Laura is a senior at Stamford High School who started coming to Future 5 as a sophomore. She’s engaging, enthusiastic, motivated and hopes to become a speech pathologist. Laura will be the first person in her family to attend a 4-year college.

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Ricardo

Ricardo is a freshman in the Honors Program at Southern Connecticut State University, majoring in Physics. He started coming to Future 5 when he was a sophomore.

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Flo

Flo Grant, a Stamford High School alum, is expected to graduate from Northeastern University in June 2018. Flo’s connections to the Future 5 staff and many of the coaches remain strong, and she has just landed a prestigious Northeastern co-op position at NBC’s Today Show starting this summer.

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Greg

Greg joined Future 5 in his freshman year of high school, looking for help in math. This fall, he began his freshman year of college at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

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Mirriam

Mirriam joined Future 5 her sophomore year hiding behind a quiet, shy exterior shielding her fierce inner determination. In addition to her studies, Mirriam works five days a week at the Tully Medical Center, a crucial step in pursuing her interest in nursing and a means of helping her family with living expenses.

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Eric

Eric joined Future 5 during his sophomore year as a student with difficulties in language and lacking professional social skills. At the beginning, Eric had a hard time with the basics of interacting with adults – handshakes, eye contact, confidence, and the ability to ask for help.

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