2015 Hope Academy Graduates


Stats about the 2015 Graduating Class:

  • 13 Students Graduated
  • 4th graduating class from Hope Academy
  • 2 graduates received scholarships from the Hope Scholars Fund and Inverted Arts Scholarship.
  • 5 current and former students received full-ride scholarships via the ActSix Program for emerging urban leaders

2015 Graduate Updates:

  • Benjamin Anfinson, University of Northwestern-St. Paul (MN).
  • Matthew Anfinson, Bethel University (MN) is living on campus and playing football—ActsSix scholar.
  • Stephanie Aquino, University of Northwestern-St. Paul (MN), is living on campus and enjoying school (Hope Scholar).
  • Ephraim Bird, St. Thomas Univ. (MN), lives on campus and is running cross country.
  • Noelle Brothen is working full-time.
  • Shania Castillo,  University of Northwestern-St. Paul (MN), is living on campus—ActsSix scholar.
  • Elizabeth Knudson, is working full-time.
  • Jasmine Lewis, is pursuing education from North Central University, spring 2016.
  • Collin Maakestad is working and plans to start at MCTC (MN) in 2016.
  • Vashti Nieves, Univ. of Northwestern-St. Paul (MN).
  • Ruth Norman, Univ. of Northwestern-St. Paul (MN), is enjoying school—ActsSix scholar.
  • Grant Paulson, is working and enrolled at St. Cloud State Univ. (MN) for fall.  Samantha Ruhland, Normandale Community College (MN), (Hope Scholar).