Author Archives: Brook Sunderman

2024-2025 School Year Ends in Glorious Fashion

BestPrep concluded it 48th school year in grand fashion by celebrating the exemplary work of teachers and students at its May 22 Annual Luncheon with 600 guest in attendance. Here are some of the year’s highlights: 35,000 students served Over 500 teachers participated 487 schools participated 5,000 volunteers participated representing more than 65,000 hours In-person […]


Cloud Coach Wraps up for the 2023-2024 School Year

We are excited to share the latest highlights from Cloud Coach: The Spring connection with General Mills and the entire 9th grade at North High School has concluded. On May 9th, students had the incredible opportunity to visit the General Mills headquarters for the Cloud Summit. During the summit, the students met their mentors and […]


BestPrep 2024 Award Winners

The BestPrep Annual Luncheon took place on Wednesday, May 22 at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis. CEO of Minnesota United FC, Shari Ballard, participated in an invigorating conversation with WCCO Radio Host, Jordana Green. Guests left feeling truly inspired. We awarded the top 3% of educators and top 0.5% of volunteers. It’s so special to be […]


BestPrep featured in Twins x Thrivent At Bat For Impact

BestPrep and three other youth focused nonprofits have been selected by the Minnesota Twins and Thrivent to be part of their At Bat For Impact program. The program will generate funds for the nonprofits in their new fan-directed philanthropy program. Fans that attend home games from April 19 to May 9 can use the app that will appear […]


Featured Student: Jackson Thao

Jackson Thao, a sophomore at Golda Meir High School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, embarked on a transformative journey with BestPrep’s Minnesota Business Venture program. His narrative mirrors the profound impact of educational initiatives on young minds, resonating deeply with BestPrep’s mission of fostering student success through business and financial literacy programs.  Reflecting on his experience, Jackson […]


Building Brighter Futures: Cloud Coach Success

The 2023-2024 school year marked a significant milestone for us. We’re thrilled to bring you the latest updates and highlights from the Cloud Coach program. From cultivating new partnerships to facilitating empowering experiences, our journey has been truly remarkable! This fall marked the successful launch of the Cloud Coach program at Humboldt High School. Guided […]