Youth Ambassadors Program

International speaker and trainer, Tina Grimes is leading the Youth Ambassadors program at Mathews-Dickey. She has positively impacted lives of youth and adults for over 25 years through her company Success Academy, LLC, founded in 1995. She holds Executive Director certification, the highest certification, as an International John Maxwell Certified Speaker, Facilitator and Trainer.


In the Ambassador Program, Tina leads our students in engaging, interactive training workshops to prepare for personal, collegiate and career success. Sessions include: Civil Engagement; Mass Incarceration; College and Career Readiness, Leadership and Communication, Personal Development and Financial Literacy.