Elevate’s Graduating Class of 2011

Troy Vining
After graduating from G.W. Carver High School as a member of Principal’s Honor Roll, Troy Vining is off to Southeastern University to continue both his academic and athletic career. Troy managed to earn a scholarship from the School System of New Orleans, while leading the Carver Rams to a District Championship. Individually, Troy made All-District and was named Team Captain his Senior Year. He plans on majoring in Construction and Business Management at Southeastern.

Nick Guidry
Congratulation to Nick Guidry, who wrapped up an exceptional academic and athletic career at Holy Cross High School, and is now adjusting to his freshman year at Wesley College. Nick made High Honors multiple years at Holy Cross and graduated Cum Laude. As a basketball player, he was All-District, All- State Honorable Mention, and a member of the Lake Pontchartrain All-Star Team. He plans on majoring in Business Marketing and Financing.

James Ackerson, IV
James Ackerson, a three year honor roll student and graduate from G.W. Carver High School, is continuing his basketball career at University of Louisiana Lafayette. He was the leading scorer on Carver’s team while being named Co-MVP and named to the All-District first team. He looks forward to pursuing Sports Management and Business Management at University of Louisiana Lafayette, improving his point guard skills.

 Curissa Davis
A big congratulation to Curissa “Cee Cee” Davis on receiving a full scholarship to Dillard University. Curissa is also the first graduating female of Elevate. Curissa’s academic and athletic resume is littered with praise. She was named a local hero by COX Cable for her service work in New Orleans, while competing in four sports and graduating in the top-15 of her high school class. She was an MVP in both basketball and volleyball, while captaining her track and basketball teams. At Dillard, she plans on majoring in Business Management and Hospitality.