[What] Access Academies, Making Our Mark, 13th Annual Celebration Dinner. [Where] The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis. [Why] Access propels middle school students who have been historically underserved through high school and on to college and career success with enrichment, counseling, and scholarships. [Who] Executive Director Shelly Williams, Board Chair Brian Day, Vice Chair Bo Mehan. [Highlights] Cocktails, dinner, keynote speaker Madison Washington, performance by The Sister Thea Bowman Catholic School Liturgical Dancers.