WJHS Minority Scholars Program

Program Coordinators

Imani Ladson, Allison Hoefling, Kim Reif, Anne Marie Foerster Luu


Description of MSP:

MSP is a student lead county wide club that focuses on closing the opportunity gap that prevents minorities from achieving on the same level as their white conterparts. Through MSP you will have the opportunity to gain leadership skills, SSLhours, MSP Honor cord and more!

Mission of MSP:

  • To increase the academic achievement of minority students (African-American and Hispanic) and the number of minority students in Honors and Advanced Placement classes
  • To develop positive and effective relationships between staff and students

MSP Priorities

  • Mentoring/Support
  • Tutoring/Support
  • Events/Speakers/Trips
  • Academic Support and Follow Up
  • Emerging Scholar Identification (e.g., mid-year moves)
  • Feeder School Outreach
  • Bilingual Newsletter

MSP Support Activitites

  • Periodic lunch time meetings
  • Social/emotional support (e.g., support groups)
  • Honors and AP support (e.g., tutoring)
  • Field trips and guest speakers
  • College and career preparation sessions (e.g., SAT/ACT prep)
  • Scholarship and financial aid seminars
  • Job shadowing and mentoring opportunities
  • Community service
  • Portfolio development


MSP Faculty Committee

Program Co-Coordinators: Imani Ladson, Kim Reif  Anne Marie Foerster-Luu

  • Mr. Nico Atencio, Social Studies
  • Mr. Mark Churchwell, World Languages
  • Ms. Nicole McCarn, Social Studies
  • Mr. George Lavelle, Tech Ed
  • Ms. Amanda McAndrew, World Languages
  • Mr. Chris Merrill, Social Studies
  • Ms. Regina Rodriguez, Administration
  • Mr. Tom Rogers, Science
  • Ms. Elaina VanCuran, English