Class of 2001, Frank and Marie Blechman Scholar
“As an organization, An Achievable Dream is an example of success on several levels: the public and private sectors combining visions of a greater, more productive community through investment in the lives of youth; collaborating and communicating together to achieve a dream nearly impossible to do alone; and, in 20 years, growing and adapting to yield great rewards in young lives that permeate through society.”
Michael Banks graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in Psychology and Religious Studies. He now serves as an assistant pastor at Calvary Chapel in Newport News. Previous positions include Juvenile and Substance Abuse Counseling with the City of Newport News.