The
Lawn Academy

Youth beautifying communities,

one lawn at a time

Youth Enrollment Request

Ages 11-13

Our Next Steps

  • 5 Snow Removal Teams
  • 75 Additional Youth, After School Safe Zone - Food & Homework Assistance
  • 125 Additional Seniors, Veterans, Disabled Residents for Free Lawn Care
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College Immersion Program for Youth

Mission

Provide leadership training and mentoring to youth through an on-site college immersion program and community service projects - while assisting those who are elderly, veterans and disabled/handicapped with lawn care services at no charge. 

Goal

Youth awareness & development 

in 6 key areas:

Competency

Confidence

Connection

Character

Compassion

Contribution

Activities

 Career Exploration

On-site college immersion program

Life Coaching / Mentoring

School Check-Ups

College Road Trips

Lawn care and consideration for the elderly, veterans, and those with special needs

Recognition

Governor's Service Award

Spirit of Detroit - City Council of Detroit

Recognition of Excellence - Mopar Supply Chain

​Certificate of Recognition - Detroit Chief of Police

Resolution - Detroit Board of Police Commissioners

Charity of the Year - Wayne State University School of Medicine - Aesculapians

About Us

Background

 

Taking care of the elderly, by providing lawn care services, has been a joy of mine since my youth.  I cultivated my lawn care skills by manicuring  my grandmother's lawn, the late Ms. Rosie Henderson, who encouraged me through her positive words and prayers.


I learned at an early age that several elderly and disabled/handicapped persons struggle finding affordable, reliable, and  trustworthy sources for lawn care services.


In memory and celebration of my mother, Dr. Deloris Miller, and my grandmother, I created The Lawn Academy to provide an avenue for youth to contribute to their communities.  The Lawn Academy provides a focused approach to academic achievement and character development.  While not in class, youth participants are provided an opportunity to take care of elderly, veteran, and handicapped/disabled residents by providing lawn care services at no charge.  I believe the internal fortitude and character of youth will be further developed through their service to those in need.

Dr. Deloris Miller

Dr. Deloris Miller

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