Category Archives: Success Stories

Developing a Sense of Self – and Community – With STEM

JOHN STACKER, AN INSPIRESTL SCHOLAR and freshman at the University of Tulsa, envisions a better, [...]

News: Dropout Prevention Organization – Led by Colin Powell – Appoints Wyman TLP Alum, Alexis Creamer, As Youth Trustee

St. Louis, MO [Mar. 5, 2018] – America’s Promise Alliance (APA), the nation’s largest network [...]

Gracie Persists with Renewed Purpose and Persistence

SINCE THE AGE OF 8, GRACIE has dreamed of becoming a veterinarian. But since age [...]

TOP Success Story: Empowering Healthy, Thriving Teens

The Green River District Health Department delivers Wyman’s Teen Outreach Program® in five counties throughout [...]

Becoming Comfortable Outside Your Comfort Zone

At age 13, Orlondo joined Wyman as a participant in the Teen Outreach Program (TOP) at [...]

What One St. Louis Youth Learned from Beating the Odds

The following excerpt from America’s Promise Alliance features a Teen Leadership Program Alum, Ametra Harris. [...]

Gaining a Sense of Belonging through the Teen Leadership Program

Oscar and his family moved from Mexico when he was just a child. According to Oscar, [...]

The Power of Civic Engagement

Romi Hemphill was in the sixth grade when she got her first taste of civic leadership through Wyman’s [...]

Wyman Helps Teens Develop Critical Social-Emotional Skills through Community Service Learning in St. Louis

St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund supports Wyman’s Teen Outreach Program® (TOP®) at Brittany Woods [...]

Wyman Program Alum Turned Facilitator Helps Teens Make Intentional Connections

Crystal Smith serves as a Connection Project Specialist at Wyman. She’s been with the organization [...]