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Student Testimonials

Kevin Xiong Breakthrough Student

Kevin Xiong Breakthrough Student

" After two summers, I grew from a quiet and soft-spoken middle school kid into a student with high expectations – for my teachers, for my peers, and for myself." - Kevin Xiong, Breakthrough Student Alum, Class of 2017   I often tell others that I became a part of the...

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Thens Duviella, Breakthrough Student

Thens Duviella, Breakthrough Student

"In school, you don’t always have a chance to communicate with lots of different people but in Breakthrough, everything we do is focused on how we all make up one strong community." - Thens Thens Duviella, Boston Campus, Class of 2019 My name is Thens Duviella and I...

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Teacher Testimonials

Kiara Boone, Breakthrough Teaching Fellow

Kiara Boone, Breakthrough Teaching Fellow

"Breakthrough is a collection of memories and lessons that I carry into my classroom each year - a constant reminder of the community I wish to build and the relationships I desire to forge with students." - Kiara Boone, Breakthrough Teaching Fellow 2013 and 2014 In...

Celebrating, Breakthrough Style!