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Washington Gateway

Now in its 27th year, the Gateway Academy is a one-week residential, pre-college program intended to encourage eighth graders who are going into the ninth grade to think about, plan, and prepare for college. Since 1991, over 2100 middle/junior high school students have attended this program and 81 percent were attending college after high school graduation.

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Washington Gateway, once fully funded by the state, is now fully supported by donations and Shepherd University. We need your help to continue a successful program. Make college a reality for youth today.

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The Washington Gateway Academy is not possible without the support of our volunteers and counselors. Thank you to all our volunteers! You make an impact in each child’s life.

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