Alumni Stories


“ABC was the most important experience in my entire life.”

– Dr. Carnell Cooper, Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, trauma surgeon and creator of Baltimore youth rescue program, the Violence Intervention Program (VIP) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center (Andover High School/ABC of Andover 1973)

A long list of ABC scholars have realized their dreams by winning financial aid to highly selective colleges after they graduated from Andover High School through the ABC of Andover program. Following college or professional school, they have advanced to leadership positions in many walks of life. They've included the president of a division of Mars, Inc., a Baltimore surgeon who was featured in People magazine, and an admissions officer at Vanderbilt University. If you are an alumni and would like to reconnect with the program or other alumni, friend us on Facebook or write to us at

Alumni Visits

Fatouma Koné drops by ABC while on spring break from Franklin and Marshall
(from left to right): Gaby Nossiff (Host Mom), Fatouma Koné ('15) in March 2016

Gregory "Apache" Ramos drops by ABC while in town for his Andover High School reunion (June 2012)
(from left to right): Doyinsade Abigail Awodele ('14), Gregory "Apache" Ramos ('72), Felicia Reyes ('13), Ariel Leachman ('15), Angelica Coleman (RA), Deanna Starr ('14)

Alumni drop by the ABC house while attending the wedding of former Resident Assistant Aiko Onishi Bosbach (May 2012)


(from left to right): Camilla Ekokobe ('10), Henrica Bresil ('11), Daree Colon ('11), Justene Salomon ('10), Alexis Singh ('09), Ashleigh Baker ('09).


(from left to right): Camilla Ekokobe ('10), Audra Reilly (RD '11), Daree Colon ('11), Henrica Bresil ('11)