Thank you to Kim Major and her team at A Little Something White in Darien for making our Seniors, Angie and E’Sachi look so beautiful in their prom dresses.
1st Prize - Laura Fitzpatrick
2nd Prize - Doug Scott
3rd Prize - Nancy Batley
Thanks to everyone who participated in this great annual tradition!
When E’Sachi Smalls was searching for high school programs, she wanted one that would provide the comforts of home but also one that would foster independence. She found what she was looking for, and much more, at A Better Chance... Read full article here
Peter and Beth Horan! Beth and Peter have been married for thirty years and raised four children in Darien, all of whom have now left the nest. They are thoroughly enjoying living with such smart, vivacious, and joy-filled girls. Their family members have visited the house and fit right in, enjoying the scholars’ company during game night and dance-a-thons in the kitchen. Beth and Peter look forward to planning many more fun activities with the girls and to being there to love, support and nurture them in the weeks and months to come.
To provide scholarships to academically talented girls of color from underserved communities allowing them to realize their academic and social potential while living in Darien and attending DHS.
In operation since 1981, ABC in Darien Scholars have been Presidents of the DHS student body, National Honor Society members and Captains of several athletic teams. 100% of graduates have gone on to four-year colleges. Many have continued on to graduate schools and careers in law, teaching and architecture.
See our Alumni list here
A Better Chance, Inc. is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to increase substantially the number of well-educated young people of color who are capable of assuming positions of responsibility and leadership in American society.
For more information or to apply to attend an A Better Chance program, go to the ABC National website, www.ABetterChance.org