Our Stories

Meet Lisbeth, a 12th Grade Scholar

Lisbeth is a senior at Woodrow Wilson High School, and has been in the FLOC Scholars program since the beginning of her junior year. This fall she will be a freshman at George Mason University, her top choice, where she plans to major in Government and…

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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. One of her favorite things about FLOC is “how fun it is” to work with her math tutor, Kristen. The pair often plays a game like memory…

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Meet Niya

Niya is a sixth grader, who participates in both the Neighborhood Tutoring and Scholars programs here at FLOC. Niya’s favorite subjects in school are math and science, because of their real life applications. When asked what she likes the most about FLOC, she grinned and…

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Meet Sanari

Sanari is an ambitious, outgoing high-school freshman, returning to FLOC in 2015-2016 for her fifth year of tutoring and her fourth year in the Scholars program. When asked about her favorite NTP memory, she responded, “I’ve had lots of good tutors…  I really like my current…

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Meet Ashley

Ashley is a lively, ambitious seventh grader, returning to FLOC for her second year in the Scholars program and her fifth year of tutoring. When she first came to FLOC, Ashley was quiet and reluctant to answer questions in school. Today, she says that her…

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Meet Chris

Chris was a new student in the 8th grade Scholars class this school year. When he first joined the program, he was really quiet. Staff struggled to get him to open up, participate in activities and interact with his peers because he was so shy. However,…

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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.  What Juan enjoys about being in Scholars is the skills he has been able to…

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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! Since joining FLOC, she has received great help from tutors and has learned new skills to use in her studies along the…

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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. He is very excited to be at FLOC to learn new things, specifically math, although sometimes he wishes he can just goof around with the…

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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. Florence enjoys coming to FLOC and looks forward to it each week. She loves how FLOC…

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