Cysilie Hines-Growe is currently a senior at Freedom Preparatory Academy and will be attending Agnes Scott College to obtain her business degree. Throughout her time in Ghana, she developed herself personally as she was able to discover her self worth and identity. She found comfort in her ethnicity as a young African American woman, and felt free to be herself while letting her personality blossom.
Category: Student Stories
Capturing Fine Art: Photography Student Session
our student ambassadors engaged in a quality photography workshop with Keith Renard. Students cannot wait to use their newly developed photography skills on their trip to Accra and Cape Coast, Ghana. Keith Renard spoke to students about various photography methods to enhance the appeal, and emotion photos can bring to viewers.
Student Feature: Moses
A talented athlete, Moses is exploring scholarship opportunities that will assist with subsidizing his college education. In addition to playing for St. Benedict and the OSI Youth Global Ambassador Program, Moses is involved in the Memphis Kings organization through basketball and community service.
Student Feature: Brayla
When you meet OSI Global Ambassador Brayla Phillips, you are immediately drawn to her energy and intelligence. The high school senior has a keen interest in technology and aspires to study engineering at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Congrats to Our 2017 Graduates!
As OSI celebrates year three, we want to take the opportunity to congratulate our OSI Global Ambassadors who will be taking the next step to college and continuing the path to their roles as future leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators.
Re-Entry Program 2017: The Kitchen Community
As part of the Global Ambassador Re-entry program, One Step Initiative teamed up with The Kitchen Community to launch the Brewster Elementary School Garden Prep Day. This program followed our young adventures first trip abroad, where they learned about the importance of agriculture, organic farming, and sustainability.