Professor Paul Sproll,  Head of RISD's Department of Teaching + Learning in Art + Design addressed the Hope High Dollars for Scholars Board at a  planning meeting in October.   Professor Sproll's students have been student teachers at Hope since 1990.  RISD also runs afterschool and Saturday programs for Hope students and  is also involved with helping Hope students gain access to higher education in the Arts.

"My students love working with the kids at Hope, " said Professor Sproll.  "They find them talented and dedicated to doing their best. "


Steve Cronin, CEO of TWOBOLT in Pawtucket, teaches a ground-breaking Leadership Skills Program at Hope and every year sponsors  some exceptional students at a Leadership Conference in Washington, DC.  Thank you Steve, for your fine contribution to the future leaders of our city.