Our New Home
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
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.