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Looking Back....Where Dreams Become Reality
More than 2,500 individuals can proudly state they are REACH Memphis alums! Their accomplishments are wide ranging and demonstrate the long term success that comes with being part of REACH Memphis. Positions include performing artists, attorneys, business owners, business managers, physicians, a college president, a federal judge, government employees, teachers, principals, chemists, pharmacists, engineers, and more.
There are also a number of professionals who represent the city of Memphis throughout the country. The head of the School of Medicine at Washington University, an opera singer with the Atlanta Opera, entrepreneurs in New York and California, non profit leaders, and others are all REACH Memphis alums. Below are a few highlights.
Olivia attend Phillips Exeter Academy as her summer experience. She graduated from Overton High School in 2014 and entered college as a Questbridge Scholar with thoughts of going to med school. Instead, Pomona College majoring in art, learned Italian, spent some time in Florence, and continued her love of languages by learning Korean. Olivia is now a graduate of Pomona and is in Los Angeles employed at an ad firm where she works on Global Olympics and Domestic projects for their Toyota account.
Omar King went to Kenyon College and University of Virginia for his summer experiences. After graduating from Whitehaven High School in 2011, he attended University of Tennessee Knoxville, where he received a degree in Economics. Omar returned to Memphis a was the first REACH Memphis student intern before accepting a position at Amazon. He just received his master;s degree from Ohio State University.
London, class of 2019, went to the University of Notre Dame for her summer experience and graduated from St. Mary's College of Maryland in 2013. London is the youngest woman severing in Tennessee's legislature.
Lou Etta Burkins
Lou Etta, class of 1983, attended Andover, graduated from the University of Tennessee Knoxville with both a degree in engineering and a BMA degree. Recently retired from FedEx. Lou Etta is a REACH Memphis mentor.
Magan, class of 2008, attended Exeter as her summer experience, graduated from Alcorn University and is a REACH Memphis mentor and employed as an Internal Auditor for FDIC in Memphis.