Attollo (Latin: Rise Up!) is a rigorous college access/leadership program founded by the Children Deserve a Chance Foundation. Based on the belief that dreams don’t work unless you do. Attollo Scholars receive the mentorship and resources necessary to triumph as leaders at their schools and their communities.
Over 341 Scholars in 10 school districts spend 550 hours each year engaged in our programs. Our programs include Attollo Recruit, Attollo Scholar, Attollo Engineering & Code, Attollo Startup and Attollo Alum.
Current Attollo Scholars
ATTOLLO CORE PILLARS
Being open to taking on difficult challenges and solving tough problems
The act of trying to win
Bouncing back from setbacks
Knowing that my actions not only affect me but others as well
Giving up something now to get something better in the future
Completing one’s plan with intensity and pride
of Attollo Scholars are accepted to and attend a college or university and 2% enter the military. Current Attollo graduates are attending excellent institutions including Penn State, Princeton, Ohio State, USC and Drexel.
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Attollo Scholars are exceptionally high-performing, success-oriented students, from primarily underrepresented communities, comprised of diverse racial, gender, and socio-economic backgrounds, in pursuit of academic achievement, empowerment, and social engagement.The Attollo program services over 500 students across 12 partner school districts throughout the City of Lancaster and surrounding county.
OUR SCHOOL PARTNERS
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