About Us

 

FLINT

Flint is used with steel to produce an igniting spark. At FLINT Program Inc. we provide members with the opportunity to create their own scholarship fund and be the spark that ignites a student’s future.

Our Mission

FLINT Program Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated in providing assistance for students to acquire a higher education and educational resources through funding provided by our members.

Meet The Team

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Derrick Stone

 

President & Treasurer

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Derrick has over 7 years of experience working as a Group Leader at Camp Harbor View. During that time, he became interested in the success of every camper and the ability to positively impact their lives. He graduated from Malden Catholic High School in 2013 and later obtained his Bachelor’s of Science from Central Connecticut State University, where he majored in Networking Information Technology with a minor in Cyber Security. Derrick has received multiple scholarships, most notable the Kravis Scholarship from the Loomis Chaffee School. He founded FLINT Program because he believes that everyone should have the opportunity to be successful, without financial borders.

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Sean Elad

 

Secretary

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Sean has worked with the Boston youth since 2012. After graduating from Cathedral High School in 2013, he participated in the Big Brothers Program where he mentored, developed relationships, and empowered students in the Philadelphia area. Sean also engaged into extracurricular activities being a project leader for the Enactus program where he led his team in providing workshops for people on the autism spectrum. He received his Bachelor’s of Arts from Lasalle University in May 2017 majoring in Psychology. Prior to that, he was a Camp Counselor for the Fay School Summer Program and helped coach kids. He is currently working in the social work field as a Family Resource Worker.  Sean is passionate about helping the youth work towards success to obtain a brighter future.

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Delianna Santana Cruz

 

Executive Director

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Originally from Dominican Republic, Delianna was raised in Connecticut, where she graduated from Grasso Technical High School in May 2014. Her academic performance throughout her high school years, earned her multiple scholarship awards, which she used to fund her undergraduate degree. Delianna knows firsthand the importance of scholarships because of the positive impact they had on her education. She obtained her Bachelor’s of Arts & Sciences in 2019 from Central Connecticut State University with a major in Psychology and a minor in Business Organization. Presently, she is currently pursing her Master’s in Strategic Human Resources Management. As it did for her, she believes obtaining higher education can positively impact a student’s life.