On June 6, ACCESS Academies held their 10th Annual Celebration Dinner at The Four Seasons Hotel in downtown St. Louis. Guests enjoyed a cocktail reception which included multimedia artwork by ACCESS Enrichment at St. Cecilia School and Academy, as well as a violin performance by Sister Thea Bowman Catholic School. After dinner, guests heard stories from students, as well as a performance by the drumline from Most Holy Trinity School & Academy. ACCESS Academies Executive Director, Tom Mackowiak, and Board Chair, Marian “Bo” Mehan both spoke during the event.

ACCESS Academies benefits socially- or economically-disadvantaged middle school through high school students from the St Louis area to successful college and post-collegiate careers through the support of over 35 enrichment programs, counseling programs, and various scholarships.