Our History

Mrs. Barbara Lee Higgins aspired to improve the economic efficiency of men, women, and youth in her hometown, county, state, and beyond. She shepherded and encouraged others in their self-development, with the intended goal of the pursuit of education, job training, wellness, and confidence.

She demonstrated that she embodied the traits of a Christian woman—that of a humble, servant-heart, selfless, kind, grateful, unprejudiced, and giving person.

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Background Studies on the Achievement Gap

Numerous studies show that minority students are less likely than white students to have access to a full range of math and science courses necessary for college readiness. A report released by the Georgetown University center on Education and the Workforce states that admission practices and inequality in state education funding are creating two separate […]