Nghiem Bui named NGS’ next Executive Director

August 4, 2022By NGS AdminNews No Comments

Nghiem Bui, previously NGS’ Director of Strategic College and Career Design, has been named Next Generation Scholars’ next Executive Director.     The Board of Directors kicked off the search earlier this year following the decision by Jeff Escabar to return to running an Independent School.  The search committee, led by Board member Zuly Godinez, worked … Read More

Independence From Hunger Fundraising Campaign

June 21, 2022By NGS AdminNews No Comments

For a second consecutive year, San Rafael Grocery Outlet has named NGS as the beneficiary of their Independence From Hunger Fundraising Campaign, which will run through the entire month of July. We are so grateful to our local Grocery Outlet’s owners and siblings, Jonathan, Jennifer, and Edwin Perez, for supporting our mission in this unique way. Community participation … Read More

A Most Inspiring 2022 NGS Graduation Story

June 15, 2022By NGS AdminUncategorized No Comments

Sometimes, it’s hard to know who’s inspiring who. As NGS parents push, encourage, and support their students to believe that college is indeed in their future, that dream has the power to permeate entire families. Such is the case with Viridiana Razo, president of our NGS Parent Committee, and mother of rising 12th grade NGS … Read More

NGS’s Response to Recent Shootings

May 26, 2022By NGS AdminEvents, News No Comments

May 26, 2022 On the heels of the Buffalo shooting targeting the Black community, the shooting at a Taiwanese church congregation in Southern California, and most recently the senseless deaths of 19 children and 2 teachers in the mass shooting at a Texas elementary school, we are continually forced to face senseless acts of violence.  … Read More

Scholars Enjoy Nature through the Power of Partnership

May 21, 2022By NGS AdminUncategorized No Comments

On Saturday, May 14th, NGS family members enjoyed an outing at Samuel P. Taylor National Park for the first time, thanks to our partner, Latino Outdoors. Participants explored nature together, shared great food and learned about the Park’s redwoods and the life cycles of salmon. Latino Outdoors’ mission is to inspire, connect, and engage Latino communities … Read More

Marin Academy Grants Award to NGS Scholar for “Young Mathletes” Community Uplift Project

April 21, 2022By NGS AdminUncategorized No Comments

César, a current high school junior, earned one of Marin Academy’s youth grants for his Community Uplift Project, “Young Mathletes.” Aimed to develop math skills in early childhood, he is partnering with North Bay Children’s Center (NBCC) in Novato. A former alumni of NBCC and current NGS Scholar, we are delighted to share this heartwarming, … Read More