Top 6 Blogs of 2015

by Ariel Reynolds on Dec 17, 2015

in Our KIPPsters, Team & Family

As 2015 comes to an end, let’s take a look back at our TOP 6 blogs of 2015.

6. Isaiah Spann: Lifelong Impact

KIPP favorite, Isaiah Spann, is in his 17th year with KIPP. Serving in many roles such as teacher, coach, and KIPP Through College, Spann comes in at blog #6!

5.Sergio: Fighting Against the Odds for Change

Have you been keeping up with us as we follow Generations Senior Sergio Valadez? It’s no surprise Sergio’s powerful college application essay comes in at #5.

4. Because It Saved My Life

Katrina evacuee and KIPP alumna, Danisha Porche, shares how KIPP saved and changed her life forever.

3. Sam Lopez: Lifelong Impact

After 23 years in education, Sam Lopez embodies the type of relationships built at KIPP both in and out of the classroom. From birthday parties to weddings, Sam has been there through it all making his blog an obvious favorite for the third spot.

2. Kim Albert: Being that Great Teacher

When Kim Albert entered Episcopal High School, she realized how high the expectations were for her and her classmates – expectations that she’d grown accustomed to while at KIPP 3D Academy. Over time, she realized those high expectations made a real difference in her life. After KIPP 3D Academy, Episcopal, and UT Kim chose to return to KIPP to be that great teacher, like the ones she had always had.

1. Jenn Dewhirst: Lifelong Impact

Did you see this one coming? Probably so. Jenn Dewhirst has been with KIPP for over 15 years and her relationships here show the power of that.

We can’t wait to see what great stories we get to uncover in 2016. Stay tuned!