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The Battier Take Charge Foundation

  • The Battier Take Charge Foundation
  • 2829 Bird Avenue
    Suite 5
  • Miami, FL 33133
  • 2010

Program Description

As a leader on and off the court, Shane Battier firmly believes that the future of our youth rests in higher education.

The Battier Take Charge Foundation, established by Shane and his wife Heidi, is dedicated to providing resources for the development and education of underserved youth and teens.

With initial focus in Miami, Houston and Detroit, the Battiersâ?? charge is to encourage and inspire a new generation of potential leaders through educational opportunities and the cultivation of effective leadership skills. They achieve this through their two primary academic programs, the Scholars Program and the GUIDE Program.

Services Provided

  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 17
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically High-performing

First-Generation

  • More than 75%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Carleton College
  • Denison University
  • Eastern Kentucky University
  • Emory University
  • Ferris State University
  • Florida International University
  • Florida State University
  • Georgetown University
  • Golden Gate University-San Francisco
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Ohio Northern University
  • Prairie View A & M University
  • State University of New York at New Paltz
  • Syracuse University
  • Texas A & M University-College Station
  • The University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Florida
  • University of Houston
  • University of Miami
  • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of San Francisco
  • University of St Thomas (TX)
  • Yale University