SCO News

SCO Family of Services awards 2014 Pat Brown Scholarship to Lataysha Moore

May 16, 2014 / Independent Youth News

In her last year of high school, Bushwick senior Lataysha Moore excelled, despite having to cope with a lot more than the usual hurdles involved in graduating and getting into college. In recognition of her achievements, Lataysha was awarded the Pat Brown Scholarship at SCO’s Fashion Show benefit on May 7th. The annual scholarship is given to a young person in an SCO program who has overcome obstacles to achieve academic success.

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25th Annual SCO Fashion Show Draws Nearly 400 Supporters

May 13, 2014 / SCO News

SCO’s 25th Annual SCO Fashion Show benefit drew nearly 400 supporters at the Nassau Country Club in Glen Cove on May 7.  SCO used the opportunity to honor Lataysha Moore, an intrepid Brooklyn high school senior living in a homeless shelter, and longtime volunteers Laura Gay and Jean Simensky. The benefit raised funds to help SCO provide life-changing results for more than 60,000 people each year at over 110 locations throughout New York City and Long Island.

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participants in our Young Adult Workforce Program at Rikers Island completed our program to become licensed drivers to improve their employability

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students in our transfer high schools who were at risk of dropping out graduated with a Regents diploma