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Alyssa McIntosh

Academic Interventionist - Alyssa McIntosh

The GEAR UP Opportunity Academic Interventionist focuses on student academic success. Ms. McIntosh works with students, parents, and teachers of the class of 2024 and 2025 to ensure overall student success. She can be reached at

College and Career Navigator - Gram Durbin

The GEAR UP Opportunity College and Career Navigator focuses on college/career readiness and student soft skills (e.g. financial literacy, civic leadership, etc.). Mr. Durbin works with all grades (but primarily the class of 2024 and 2025) and can be reached at

Gram Durbin


Useful Links

Federal Student Aid
Information about financial aid for college and a link to the FAFSA.

KHEAA Information on planning for and paying for college, including KEES money.

ACT Register for the ACT.