Ellington Youth Services

 Rise Above


lead, achieve, and inspire.

Rise Above Members 2014-2015


Rise Above is a community based student leadership group offering high school students the opportunity to learn and apply leadership skills by hosting a variety of events for the school and community.They meet every second Wednesday at 7 pm at the new Ellington Senior Center at 40 Maple Street  (across from Ellington High School).

                                                                 Rise Above Core Group Members 2014/2015





Interested in joining? Fill out the forms below and bring them to a meeting.



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Meetings and Events:

The 2nd Annual Ellington Gallery Night will be February 13, 2016

6 pm to 9 pm

Ellington Senior Ctr.

"For the Love of Art"

Artists needed!

Please contact us at ellingtongallerynight@gmail.com


Small Town Big Talent Community Variety Show

will be April 2, 2016 @ 7 pm at Ellington High School

Auditions will be February 22nd and 23rd @ 6-8 at Ellington High School.

Proceeds will go to the Jordyn Marie Engler Memorial Scholarship 

Please contact BigTalent2016@gmail.com for more information


Photos from our 1st Annual Gallery Night 


  • Next meeting: January 6th at 7 pm at Ellington Senior Center
  • College Night!


To contact Youth Services staff and Rise Above advisors Kathy Larew and Debbie Stauffer, visit the "contact Us" link at the top of this page.