YMCA Power Scholars Academy helps improve children's educational readiness

John Stallings, SunTrust president and YMCA annual campaign chair, volunteers his time providing financial literacy instruction to students in the Power Scholars program.

Did you know third-grade reading skills predict high school graduation? Currently, far too many American children - particularly those from low-income neighborhoods - reach the end of third grade without basic literacy skills. The YMCA of Greater Richmond is doing its part to improve all children's educational readiness and engagement through the Power Scholars Academy.

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