CCHS Students Accepted to Smash Academy

CCHS Students Accepted to Smash Academy
Posted on 04/30/2019
SMASH Academy is a three-year STEM- intensive residential college prep program that empowers students to deepen their talents and pursue STEM careers. Every summer, scholars are immersed in tuition-free studies at leading universities throughout the country.  During the academic year, scholars participate in monthly programming.

They are coached by instructors of color that represent the future they can have. Because of their common background, students connect more deeply with instructors and gain true mentorship from these STEM professors and industry professionals. As they go through the program, scholars not only develop their skills and network – they also find their voice and build the confidence to become who they want to be.

The following CCHS students were accepted to SMASH Academy at the Illinois Institute of Technology:

Caleb Bondzi
DeShaun Daniels
Kenshon Ducksworth
Amarion Durham
Phillip Johnson
Ricky Madison
Jayla Ware

These students went through an intensive application process and will be on the campus of IIT Chicago for the next three summers.  Congratulations to one and all!

Click here to watch a video about campus life at SMASH Academy.