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Pace Academy recently hosted the inaugural session of Verano Sin Límites (translated Summer Without Limits), a four-week educational experience that promotes academic excellence for Hispanic/Latino middle school students.
The program, in partnership with the Brookhaven Boys Girls Clubs and funded by a generous grant from The Goizueta Foundation, included workshops in sports, art, health and nutrition, math, science, leadership and language study, as well as cultural activities. Campers also participated in off-campus excursions, such as a trip to White Water Park and a low ropes course.
“The intention behind our summer initiative was to partner with Boys and Girls Club to support academic excellence in the Hispanic/Latino community,” said Philip McAdoo, director of Diversity. “Pace Academy faculty, staff and students rallied behind this initiative to create a quality