We are committed to raising awareness and access to quality

post-secondary options for Chicago area high school students. 


6th Annual College Readiness Summit

Helping students prepare for and connect with college.


     PART 1 College Panel/Presentation              PART 2 Speakers & Scholarship Award                  PART 3 Resource Fair

What to Expect? See below for a list of 2019 attendees...

Attendees include students from: Alonzo Stagg, Andrew, Bloom, Bloom Trail, Bremen, Brother Rice, Carl Sandburg, Crete Monee, De La Salle, Eisenhower, Gwendolyn Brooks, Hillcrest, Homewood Flossmoor, Illiana Christian, Kenwood, King College Prep, Lemont, Lindblom, Marian Catholic, Marist, Merrillville, Morgan Park, Richards, Rich East, Rich South, Shepard, St. Rita, Thornridge, Thornton, Thornton Fractional North, Thornton Fractional South, Tinley Park, Westinghouse College Prep and Whitney Young

Resource Fair Exhibitors: Army, Bank of America, Chicago State University, Dave & Busters, Eastern Illinois University, Elmhurst College, Excel Electrical Technologies, Ferris State University, Flash Point Chicago, Governors State University, Grand Canyon University,

IL Certified Public Accountant Society, IL Student Assistance Commission, Lexus of Orland, Milliken University, Northern Illinois University,

Nothing Bundt Cakes, Rasmussen College, Robert Morris University, Saginaw Valley State University, Southern IL University - Carbondale, Sylvan Learning Center,  University of IL -Springfield, Walgreens and Western Michigan University

Honored Guest: Community Leaders, Educators, Local Business Owners and Youth Development Workers

Scholarship Awards Provided by:  Franklin-Golden Scholarship Fund



11:00 AM Resource Fair Exhibitors Set-up

11:30 AM Resource Fair open to summit attendees

12:00 PM Opening Remarks / About Impact

12:15 PM Presentations and College Panel

1:45 PM   Scholarship Awarded

2:00 PM   Resource Fair

3:00 PM   Event Conclusion

This is a free event. Seats are first-come-first-served. Please plan to arrive early

*Exhibitors may enter as early as 11:00am to set-up.

*Attendees may enter as early as 11:30am.