Seatack Elementary, An Achievable Dream Academy Wins Award

Seatack Elementary, An Achievable Dream Academy was given a ‚ÄúVirginia Beach Best All Around‚ÄĚ Award from the Virginia Beach Youth Opportunities Office and Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation during the 37th Annual Virginia Beach‚Äôs Best All Around Awards ceremony on Saturday, May 2, 2015.¬† The awards were presented by Mayor Will Sessoms and keynote speaker, Daniel Young, Esq. to deserving youth, adults, businesses and organizations. Those recognized in the businesses/organizations category have created an organizational culture of support for young people.

in partnership with Virginia Beach City Public Schools, An Achievable Dream expanded to Seatack Elementary, An Achievable Dream Academy in July 2014 with students in kindergarten through second grade. An additional grade will be added each year for students to attend through high school. The recent second grade class will graduate from high school in 2025.

The Virginia Beach‚Äôs Best All Around awards are based on the Search Institute‚Äôs 40 Developmental Assets¬ģ, which are positive experiences and personal qualities that help young people grow up to be healthy, principled and caring adults.