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Alex Mills, Legacy Graduate, Now Teaches and Coaches at Alma Mater

Alex Mills, who graduated in Legacy Early College High School’s first graduating class of 2014, said he came home when he returned to Legacy as the middle school’s basketball coach and a keyboard teacher of seventh and eighth graders.

“I knew this is what I wanted to do,” he said. “I love what I do. I don’t look at it as a job. I look at it as a mentorship,” adding the scholars “need more positive role models.”

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Hispanic Alliance works to strengthen the Hispanic Community

“Education, health, financial stability, and legal aid comprise the four pillars of the Hispanic Alliance,” said Alvarado. Its partnership with Legacy supports its education pillar through providing mentors and other educational programs. The Alliance also helps Legacy parents with events such as healthy cooking classes, vaccination sites and workshops providing legal information in various areas.  

“We focus on providing a bridge between the growing Hispanic population and the resources available,” said Adela Mendoza, the Alliance’s executive director and a Legacy board member.

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Legacy Awards Its First Alumni Scholarship

    Giving back to those who helped him and those who follow him is something that Harrison Curry, a 2015 graduate of Legacy Early College Charter School in Greenville’s West End, has always had in mind.

    Curry, 25 and the co-owner of Charlotte-based GTMM Transportation, said he wanted to give back to Legacy because of what it gave to him.

“Legacy truly inspired me and helped me get to where I am,” he said. The school staff “opened their arms to me. They believed in me.”

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