*Every 26 seconds a student drops out of high school. That’s 7,000 students a day
*Black, Hispanic, American-Indians...more likely to drop out than receive a diploma
*Low-income students drop out at 6x the rate of peers from high-income families
A Princess for a Day’s mission is to inspire and encourage underprivileged high school students who have demonstrated academic excellence and overcome adversity by rewarding them for their perseverance and determination even in the face of obvious uncertainty.
Tamika Blaize Stanley
President and Founder.
Our students, aka our Princesses, are selected to participate in our program based on their academic achievements & their socioeconomic position.
Our events this year include our Tea Party in May, which also serves as our Dress Selection event, the Spartan Race in June, & our Fundraiser in October.
Board Member and health care professional.
APFAD is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization devoted to advocating the importance of receiving an education. APFAD does this by rewarding the young scholars from low-income communities with everything they need to prepare them for the most important night of their livesthus far: PROM!
A PRINCESS FOR A DAY
La Wanda Black
Board member and CEO/ Founder of Soiree Marketing Inc.