Kids Today-Scholars Tomorrow

Kids Today-Scholars Tomorrow

Mission

The purpose of Kids Today-Scholars Tomorrow is to promote the development of the minds of our youth, to provide opportunities through community service and civic responsibility, and for them to become successful adults.  We will provide financial scholarship to the Chattanooga World’s Church of the Living God High School graduates who are planning to enter a post-secondary or tertiary institution in the fall of their graduation year.

motto

I am… Confident.          Confident

I can… Achieve.          Achieve

I will… Surpass.          Surpass

We will… Succeed.          Succeed

Activities

Some KTST activities and community service projects have been:

  1. Presented and sponsored in the Chattanooga community – Aprille Joy Ericsson Ph.D., an award winning aerospace trailblazer who is part of the NASA’s speaker’s bureau and a motivational speaker; the first woman to earn a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Howard University and the first Black woman to obtain a Ph.D. in Engineering from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.
  2. Annual Kids Today Scholars Tomorrow Walk/ Runs
  3. Poetry Nights
  4. Yard Sales
  5. Black History Breakfasts and First Fruit Breakfasts
  6. Youth fellowship activities, like basketball games, game nights, swimming, and cook-out, etc.
  7. Chattanooga Room at the Inn, which provides temporary housing for homeless women with children
  8. Chambliss Center for Children – Donations to children and the Boys Center; monetary gifts
  9. Partnership for Families, Children, and Adults which provides support to children in the domestic violence shelter
  10. Family Promise of Greater Chattanooga, Camp Out to Stamp Out Homelessness which supports Homeless Families with children and helped deliver food items to the homeless families
  11. Hospital visitations –  Providing lunch to families at the ICU waiting room at Erlanger Hospital, offering prayer and words of encouragement to families at Memorial Hospital
  12. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Chattanooga
  13. Sponsored youth in summer camp at Chattanooga TechTown
  14. Sponsored team at Big Brothers/ Big Sisters of Greater Chattanooga Bowl for Kids’ Sake
  15. Assistance to elder mothers within the church
  16. Donated supplies for Summer Camp
  17. Donated school supplies
  18. Chattanooga Room in the INN – Center for Homeless Mothers -Interaction by reading and helping with student projects
  19. Chattanooga Rescue Mission – Sorting clothes and food items for the homeless
  20. Chattanooga Chambliss Center for Children – Providing clothes to children in foster care
  21. Game Night – Win, Lose or Draw
  22. Back to School Bowling Party
  23. Education Tours National Center for Civil Rights, Atlanta, GA and The Hunter Museum and Bluff View Art District, Chattanooga, TN
  24. KTST Annual EXPO – Display of entrepreneurial skills
  25. Together We Rise – Proving inspirational message on duffle bags for foster children
  26. WCLG Church Family – Helping the deacons and elderly mothers
  27. The Next Door – Providing clothes for women receiving physical and/or mental help due to abuse
  28.  Kidney Center of Missionary Ridge – Providing and sorting non-perishable food items
  29. The Salvation Army – Helped to provide children with school supplies
  30. Chattanooga Area Food Bank – Provide and sort non-perishable food items
  31. Annual Father/Daughter/ Mother/Son, Grandparent Appreciation Dinner

COMMITTEE Members

  • Sharita Blackmore
  • Rebecca Cowan
  • Tremaine Harrington
  • Joan Houston
  • Etta McAfee
  • Clara Smith
  • Robert Smith
  • Tina Player

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