Archive for June, 2023

Queens high school graduates credit New York Edge for their success as they prepare for college

Posted on: June 29th, 2023 by New York Edge No Comments

Two Queens high school graduates detailed how New York Edge after-school programs helped them develop and improve upon their academic and leadership skills.

The first student, Sofia, is graduating from Veritas Academy in Flushing. She was the vice president of her Student Council and captain of the cheerleading team. She has also been nominated for the Meringoff Scholars Program. She also works to inspire youths by volunteering at the Annual Dream Out Loud Youth Leadership Conference at St. John’s University. Additionally, she was selected to be a student speaker at the Queens District Attorney’s Office’s legislative breakfast. [Read More]

K-LOVE: LOCAL Closer Look: New York Edge

Posted on: June 12th, 2023 by New York Edge No Comments

Billie Wright talks with Rachael Gazdick, CEO of New York Edge. New York Edge provides afterschool programs to kids throughout New York City to support education and career readiness. Gazdick explains the importance of science, art, dance, and curriculum support they offer through their programs. She shares more about developing the skills for young writers through their student publishing initiative. Gazdick also talks about the importance of continuing education of the employees of New York Edge and how that impacts children in our city. [Read more]