Tennessee State College represents a vibrant group of individuals in the Pride of 2023 at KIPP Durham. In this project, we explore interactions between the teachers and students of TSU to understand what it truly means to be part of a pride.
Welcome to the world of D'Antee Harris, an ambitious, kind, and hardworking student who wants to be a surgeon one day. A member of the founding Pride of 2023, she is a phenomenal role model who exemplifies the values of the KIPP community.
Born and raised in Honduras, Javier's world changed when he and his family packed up their lives and moved to Durham. But with a positive attitude, infectious smile, and strong work-ethic, Javier is taking KIPP by storm!
Making the best of limited resources while the gym is under construction, P.E. class is the one time each day when students can physically release their energy. Led by Mr. Ruiz, P.E. is filled with infectious enthusiasm and teamwork.
The Hill Center at KIPP Durham works with students who need a little extra help learning to read. Four times a week, students meet with a tutor in small groups to practice reading skills. With hard work, these students progress every day!
Fifth grade Social Justice teacher Birdie Rodriguez fosters personal and academic growth and confidence in her black and brown students. In Birdie's classroom, controversy is confronted, forgotten perspectives are illuminated, and stereotypes are shattered.
Meet Malachi, a member of the Pride of 2024 at KIPP: Durham. Malachi believes that the pride makes each other stronger, which is apparent as Malachi grows into a smart, curious, and kind young woman whose radiant joy strengthens those around her.