Foundation for Excellent Schools visits Kapa‘a High

Steve Brennan, associate dean of admissions at Occidental College, will visit Kapa‘a High School on Jan. 12 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., as part of the Foundation for Excellent Schools’ (FES) Century Program, which promotes student achievement in high-need communities.

Brennan will lead a discussion with students on how to prepare for and succeed in college.

High school students who participate in FES’ Century Program are paired up with students at Kaua‘i Community College who will serve as mentors to them and help them improve their academic performances.

Since 1991, Foundation for Excellent Schools has helped more than 140,000 students in 270 schools throughout 25 states earn better grades, graduate from high school, and make meaningful contributions to their schools and communities.

The Century Program involves 100 public schools nationwide and directly benefits more than 20,000 underserved youth.

For more information on the FES and its Century Program, visit the Web site at


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