Our New Home

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We held a ceremonial groundbreaking on June 6,2019 at The Emerge Center, where our new school’s building will be constructed. The ceremony included messages from Melissa Juneau, CEO of The Emerge Center, Jean-Paul Perrault Board Chair of The Emerge School, Leigh Bozard, Principal of The Emerge School, and Shelton Jones, Executive Director of The Emerge Foundation.

In our first year of operation, we served twenty students within two classrooms at The Emerge Center.

A growth campaign for the building began in 2018. As of June 6, $1.673 million has been raised towards a $2 million goal. Growth campaign donors include:

  • Matt and Sherri McKay – Allstar Automotive Group

  • The Huey and Angelina Wilson Foundation

  • The Charles Lamar Family Foundation

  • John G. Turner and Jerry G. Fischer

  • The Milford Wampold Support Foundation

  • The Boo Grigsby Foundation

  • The Irene W. and C.B. Pennington Foundation

  • Erich and Katie Sternberg

  • Anonymous

  • Hans and Donna Sternberg

Construction of the new 7,000 square foot building is expected to be completed by the spring of next year. Until then, the school will temporarily operate out of Polk Elementary. Once fully built out, the school will be able to accommodate approximately 48 children.