Latest News and Events


March Madness Dreams Come True!

March 28, 2023 |

One year ago our Destination: College community was celebrating the Mount Vernon Knights on their NYS Section 1 Basketball Championship win. Fast forward to 2023…

Meet our New Executive Director, Michele Roque

March 2, 2023 |

As announced to the Destination: College community Suzanne McCann, our Executive Director who served DC with tremendous commitment and skill since 2014, has decided to…

Lady Knights Meet with Cheryl Davis

February 4, 2023 |

Lawyer, screenwriter, playwright, author, and Mount Vernon High School alum Cheryl Davis joined the MV Lady Knights Volleyball team to speak about her path to…

Recent College Acceptances

February 4, 2023 |

We have a great tradition in our Cooney College Center – every time a senior receives an acceptance, we ring a bell. The bell has been ringing often…

DC Alumni Reunion 2023

January 11, 2023 |

On January 5, 2023 Destination: College welcomed our college students back to Mount Vernon High School for our first college break DC Alumni Reunion since…

DC Student Athletes visit Siena College and University at Albany

November 14, 2022 |

20+ Destination: College senior Student Athletes from Mount Vernon CSD NY visited Siena College and University at Albany on November 11th.For many, it was the first time…

Heily Gonzales, Cooney Scholar ’22, selected for Cornell Black Ivy Pre-Law Society

November 1, 2022 |

Congratulations to Destination: College Cooney Scholar ’22/ Mount Vernon Steam Academy ’22 alum Heily Gonzales on her selection to the prestigious Black Ivy Pre-Law Society…

DC Student Athletes Visit Regneron

October 29, 2022 |

Destination: College/Mount Vernon CSD Student-Athletes enjoyed an INFORMATIVE and spirited afternoon at the Regeneron campus. The Regeneron team spoke about their college and career paths,…

Volunteer Kick-Off Coffee

September 15, 2022 |

Our Executive Director, Suzanne McCann and Chair, Nancy McKenna hosted a group of new and returning volunteers at our annual Volunteer Kick Off Coffee on…

Go Big Red! Congratulations to Heily Gonzalez

June 29, 2022 |

MV Steam Academy High School and 2022 Cooney Scholar, Heily Gonzalez, received the Community Leadership Award at Cornell University’s Pre-Collegiate Summer Scholar’s Program. Congratulations Heily!