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2017 ATA Scholarship Shootout – THIS WEEKEND

October 24, 2017 No comments
The entire weekend benefits the Austin Athletic Scholarship Foundation, providing need-based financial aid for the wonderful programming that happens year-round at the Austin Tennis Academy.

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Josh Hagar talks Glimmer impact, kicks off new campaign

October 23, 2017 No comments
"The power of clean water – combined with a quality education – means that hundreds of children will have the opportunity to thrive. The projects funded by the Austin Tennis Academy will make an immediate and lasting difference as part of Glimmer’s work in the Villages of Gondar."  - Glimmer.org

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ATACP’s Annika Pandey Named National Merit Commended Student

October 10, 2017 No comments
“This recognition is a tribute to Annika's long-term dedication to her studies, work ethic, and perseverance,” said ATACP Director Carol Hagar.

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ATA College Prep Hustles To Help With Harvey Relief

September 11, 2017 No comments
In total, ATA College Prep gathered and compiled 30 full Welcome Kits (1 per family), 8 boxes of organized essential supplies, 10 cases of diapers, 14 bags of clothes, blankets and kids toys, 6 cases of baby food and 4 cases of water.

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ATA College Prep Students Zip Through Orientation

September 2, 2017 No comments
Beyond the standard class schedules and syllabus discussions, the time together was packed with everything from Woosh. Bang. Pow., to tangled human knots, to zip-lining through the Texas hill-country.

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ATA Adds Experience, Energy With Coach Shaimaa Elsisi

August 28, 2017 No comments
“I am a coach because of my passion for tennis,” Shaimaa said. “I chose to become a coach to give back to the sport, to impact my student-athletes’ lives in a positive way, to help them succeed on and off the court, and to give them the opportunity that my own coaches gave me as a student-athlete.”

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The ATA College Prep Community Honors The Class of 2017

June 18, 2017 No comments
As the sun set behind the trees, the community personally honored and celebrated each graduate. Wilson Hamilton, Alejandro Rodriguez and Abigail Chiu were each recognized through commemorative video tributes, introduced by two loved ones who know them well and finished by addressing the audience with a few words of their own.

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ATA College Prep – Guest Speaker Series

May 2, 2017 No comments
Excellence is never an accident; it is always the result of HIGH INTENTION, DETERMINED EFFORT, and SKILLED EXECUTION. ~Carla Rosenberg

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The Trip to the Big Apple By ATA CP’s Harrison Chiu

April 14, 2017 No comments
Over Spring Break, Alejandro Rodriguez (another ATA College Prep Student) and I were fortunate enough to have a life-changing internship at Morgan Stanley in New York City. We were interning at the Morgan Stanley Wealth Management group called the Scotto-Sorenson Group.

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The College Process Parent Meeting: RESOURCES

April 4, 2017 No comments
Last week, ATA College Prep Director Carol Hagar and ATA CEO Jack Newman hosted a Student and Parent Meeting for anyone interested in learning more about the college process. 50plus parents and many students filled the ATA Fitness Center to hear the presentation and ask questions.

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