Born and raised in Richmond to Yemeni-American immigrant parents, 26-year old Hossain has a big dream in life: level the education landscape for low-income communities. It “developed gradually and... Read more
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Many people on campus know Amari-Lynn. A junior at Making Waves Academy, Amari-Lynn is the Vice President for the Associated Student Body (ASB), Co-Captain of the Volleyball team, and former... Read more
12th Waver DeMario realized he was interested in engineering during his senior year at Making Waves Academy. The problem was, math wasn’t his strongest subject. Regardless, his math teacher Mr.... Read more
Today, fifth and sixth graders at Making Waves Academy moved into a brand-new building featuring technology-enhanced classrooms, a library, science labs, and open learning spaces. This Middle School... Read more
“Life is tough, but we’re tougher.” These are the words of Ramon, co-valedictorian of Making Waves Academy’s 2018 graduating class, the 15th Wave. In his speech, Ramon highlighted the journey he’s... Read more