Success Stories

Meet T'aira, Age 14

“FLOC is helping me to succeed and believe in myself. I learned how to have fun when I’m mad, instead of getting too upset. People here listen to me.”
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Meet Imani, Age 18

Imani is a very bright and ambitious student who has participated in the Scholars program for two years and is headed to college in the fall.

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Meet David, Age 14

David, a hard-working sophomore in his third year in the Scholars Program and Neighborhood Tutoring Program, has many plans for the future. 

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Meet Alexandra

Alexandra is a fourth grader who has been involved in the Neighborhood Tutoring Program for two years.

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Meet Jazmin, Age 21

Jazmin is currently a postsecondary Scholar completing her studies at Tufts University.Learn More >

Meet Deriana

Deriana is a nine-year-old student with a vibrant personality at FLOC.

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Meet Nicholas: A Motivated FLOC Scholar

Read about a dedicated middle school Scholar who has been with FLOC for about 2 years.

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Meet Jordan: An Eager Learner in LIA

Jordan is a student in the OEC's Leaders in Action Program.Learn More >

Meet Breana: An Energetic LIA Member

Breana is a participant in the OEC's Leaders in Action Program.

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Meet Da’Maree: An Enthusiastic Student at FLOC

Da'Maree is a new student in our Thursday Night Math program with a lot of motivation to learn and improve her math skills.

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Meet Tewabech: A Self-Determined and Artistic Scholar at FLOC

Tewabech is an 11th grade Scholar who is passionate about art and science. She places high value in her academics as well as building relationships with classmates, teachers and FLOC staff.

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Meet Juel and Julian

Juel and Julian are big fans of the Marvel's Avengers. They have been at FLOC since last fall and they both enjoy coming to FLOC every Tuesday to practice their reading skills while having fun.

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Meet Foday: A Talented and Inspiring FLOC Scholar

Foday is a talented Scholar at FLOC who discovered his talent of writing and storytelling this summer while participating of the "Tell Your Story" writing workshop series.

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Meet Samantha

Samantha, 8, is in the fourth grade at Brightwood Elementary. She's beginning her third year with the Tuesday night reading and Thursday night math programs at FLOC.

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Meet Nicole

Nicole, 10, is in the 5th grade at Capital City Public Charter School. This is her third year at FLOC, and this year she's in Tuesday night program for reading and Thursday night program for math.

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Meet Florence, an accomplished 11th grader

Florence, 16, is in the 11th grade and has been with FLOC for a year now. She is a student in FLOC’s High School Scholars program held Wednesdays nights.

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Meet Alex

Alex, 7 years old, is a first grader at Garrison Elementary School and a first year NTP student at FLOC.

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Meet Paola

Paola is a 13-year-old 8th grader attending school at Sacred Heart, and she has been a student at FLOC since the 1st grade!

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Meet Juan

Juan is a 15-year-old 10th grader at E.L. Haynes High School. He has been an active participant at FLOC for four years now, two of them in the Scholars program.

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Meet Chris

Chris was a new student in the 8th grade Scholars class this school year.

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Meet Ashley

Ashley is a seventh grader, returning to FLOC for her second year in the Scholars program and her fifth year of tutoring.

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Meet Sanari

A 9th grader in NTP and Scholars

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Meet Niya

Niya is a sixth grader, who participates in both the Neighborhood Tutoring and Scholars programs here at FLOC.

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Meet Marley

Marley is an energetic third grader who has participated in FLOC’s Neighborhood Tutoring Program for two years now.

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Meet Lisbeth, a 12th Grade Scholar

Lisbeth is a senior at Woodrow Wilson High School. This fall she will be a freshman at George Mason University, her top choice, where she plans to major in Government and International Politics.

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