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Texas GEAR UP in Action: GEAR UP Club

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TXGU Grant: Texas GEAR UP State Grant

Big Picture: Students at Alpine High School are getting an extra dose of support for their dreams to achieve through Project ReACH's GEAR UP Club program. Open to all sophomores at the school, GEAR UP Club gives students the experience of providing outreach to their community and doing fundraisers to earn extra money for college—taking full advantage of Project ReACH's innovative effort that creates a college savings account for every TXGU'er. They've even got a recent GEAR UP alum serving as a club mentor, sharing all her college-prep experiences while they're still fresh. The go-getter club members set their own weekly agendas, and they also definitely know their way around an arts-and-craft project...

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