Abraham Lincoln High School
Future Center: Room 112
College Advisor: Emma Kepes
Emma grew up in San Antonio, Texas, but moved to Colorado for college. She has always enjoyed work and volunteer opportunities that have her directly helping people, and while in college she set her sights on working with youth. She graduated from Colorado College (CC) with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and started with Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) as the CC Fellow a month later. Emma continued with DSF after her fellowship, and is now a College Advisor at Abraham Lincoln High School where she enjoys meeting directly with students and taking steps towards preparing them for college. Graduation is her favorite time of the year because she gets to celebrate with her students and their families! Learn more about Emma on LinkedIn.
Advisor: Luis Antezana Alba
Luis Antezana Alba was born in Bolivia, raised in Los Angeles, and has called Colorado his adopted home since 2015. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the Honors College at the California State University of Los Angeles. His professional career began as an educator in Colorado Springs, teaching high school CLDE Language Arts where he founded the Dreamers Club, helping undocumented students get to college. Luis is also the co-founder and executive director of Juntos For Education, a nonprofit aiming to achieve education equity by equipping secondary school students with community organizing tools and skills. For his efforts to education equity, Luis was awarded the Teach for America 2018 Colorado Springs Alumni of the Year. Embarking on a new road, Luis is elated to work at Abraham Lincoln High School as a Denver Scholarship Foundation College Advisor. On his time off, he enjoys dancing cumbias, playing Mario Kart, and reading books.