"Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming." - John Wooden

College Admissions

Allegheny College
Azuza Pacific
American University(2)
Arizona State University
Auburn University
Babson College
Baylor University
Boston College (8)
Boston University (2)
Brandeis University
Brown (4)
Bucknell University
Cal Lutheran University (5)
California Polytechnic State University Pomona (3)
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo(46)
California State University Fullerton
California State University Long Beach (5)
California State University Northridge (2)
California State University Sonoma (4)
Cambridge University
Carnegie Mellon University (2)
Chapman University (11)
Chico State University (1)
Claremont McKenna College (2)
Clemson University
Colgate University
Colorado College (4)
Colorado School of Mines
Colorado State University (5)
Columbia University
Concordia University
Connecticut College (2)
Corban University
Dartmouth College (2)
Denver University
Drexel University (2)
Duke University (2)
Emerson College (2)
Emory University (2)
Evergreen State University
Fordham University (2)
George Fox University
George Washington (2)
Georgetown University (2)
Gonzaga University (5)
Gordon College (5)
Grinnell College
Hamilton College (2)

Harvard University (2)
Harvey Mudd
Humboldt State University
Illinois University
Imperial College London
Indiana University (2)
John Hopkins University (2)
Kenyon College
Kings College London
Lewis and Clark University (10)
Loyola Marymount University (7)
Massachusetts College of liberal arts
New York University (4)
Northeastern University (30)
Northern Arizona University
Notre Dame (4)
Oberlin College
Occidental College (6)
Pacific Lutheran University
Pepperdine University (8)
Pitzer College (3)
Point Loma Nazarene University (5)
Portland State University
Princeton University (2)
Purdue University
University of Redlands
Reed University (4)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2)
Rhodes College (2)
Rice University (2)
Saint Louis University (2)
Saint Mary’s College University
San Diego State University (20)
San Francisco State University
San Jose State University
Santa Clara University (39)
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Seattle Pacific University (4)
Seton Hall University
Smith College
Sonoma State University
Southern Methodist University (7)
Stanford (2)
Stony Brook University
Syracuse University
Szeged School of Medicine Hungary
Texas Christian University (5)
The New School
Tufts University (3)
Tulane University (11)
UNC Chapel Hill (2)

University of California Berkley (51)
University of California Davis (53)
University of California Irvine (22)
University of California Los Angeles (46)
University of California Merced
University of California Riverside (5)
University of California San Diego (52)
University of California Santa Barbara (35)
University of California Santa Cruz (28)
University of Chicago
University of Colorado Boulder (21)
University of Denver (9)
University of Florida
University of Glasgow
University of La Verne (2)
University of Maryland
University of Massachusetts Amherst
University of Miami
University of Michigan Ann Arbor (2)
University of Minnesota (2)
University of Missouri
University of New Hampshire
University of Notre Dame (3)
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill (3)
University of Oregon (29)
University of Pacific
University of Pennsylvania (3)
University of Portland (2)
University of Puget Sound
University of Redlands
University of Richmond
University of San Diego (18)
University of San Francisco (11)
University of Southern California (23)
University of Texas (2)
University of Virginia (5)
University of Washington (26)
University of Wisconsin Madison (4)
U.S Air Force Academy
Vanderbilt University (4)
Vassar College
Villanova University
Virginia Commonwealth University
Washington University in St. Louis
Wellesely College
Wesleyan University (2)
Westmont College (12)
Wheaton University (4)
Whitman College (6)
Whitworth University (3)
Willamette University (10)
Yale University (3)

Arizona State University
California State Polytechnic University, San Louis Obispo (13)
Chapman University
Claremont McKenna College
Concordia University
George Washington University
Gonzaga University
Harvard University (2)
Loyola Marymount University
New York University
Northeastern University (3)
Notre Dame University
Pepperdine University (2)
Pitzer College

Point Loma Nazarene University
Portland State University
Princeton University (2)
Rhodes College
Rice University
Rice University (2)
San Diego State University
Santa Barbara City College (2)
Santa Clara College (2)
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Southern Methodist University
Stanford University (2)
Tufts University
Tulane University
University of California, Berkeley (22)
University of California, Davis (5)
University of California, Irvine
University of California, Los Angeles (14)

University of California, San Diego (6)
University of California, Santa Barbara (4)
University of California, Santa Cruz
University of Chicago
University of Colorado, Boulder
University of Denver
University of Michigan
University of Notre Dame (2)
University of Oregon
University of San Francisco (2)
University of Southern California (5)
University of Szeged, Hungary
University of Washington (3)
University or Oregon(2)
Wesleyan University
Westmont College
Yale University

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In Scholarships Awarded

After three graduating classes, 99 AAPLE students have been awarded over 7.5 million dollars in scholarships by colleges and universities across the United States and abroad.

Civic Contribution

AAPLE Academy graduates have participated in over 24,000 hours of community service and civic leadership. We are so thankful to have a community that provides so many opportunities for our students to give back.

Aqua Camp
Art From Scrap
Casa Esperanza
Homeless Shelter
Catalyst for Cats
Challenger’s Baseball
Cleveland Elementary School Tutorial
Cyber Tutorial Program
Destined For Grace
Dog Adoption and Welfare Group
Dream Foundation
EAA Airshow
East Beach Volleyball Camp- Jon Lee’s
Elings Park
Food Bank of Santa Barbara County
Youth Making Change
Girl Scouts of America
Girl’s Inc.
Goleta Valley Beautiful
Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital
H40 Hope for Water
Habitat for Humanity
Hearts Adaptive Therapeutic Equestrian Center
Hendry’s Beach Junior Lifeguards
Imagine Project

Just Communities
Kids Helping Kids
Kumon Math and Reading Center
La Cumbre Junior High School Tutorial
Lincoln Elementary School Tutorial
Link Crew Boomeranged Project
Madonnari Street
Painting Festival
Mock Trial Tournaments
National Charity League
Ocean Hills Beach Camp
PATH SB, Ridley Tree
Royal Family Kids Camp
Rustic Pathways
Safety Town
San Marcos High School Tutorial
Santa Barbara Botanical Gardens
Santa Barbara Channel Keepers
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Santa Barbara Housing Authority
Santa Barbara Junior Lifeguard
Santa Barbara Marathon
Santa Barbara Mission
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
Santa Barbara Orchestra
Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation

Santa Barbara Public Library
Santa Barbara Rotary
Santa Barbara School of Squash
Santa Barbara Summer Stock
Santa Barbara Symphony
Santa Barbara Trail and Park Maintenance
Santa Barbara Triathlon
Santa Barbara Unified School District
Santa Barbara Youth Council
Santa Barbara Zoo
Show Stoppers Musical Camp, Sparkle
Special Olympics
Surf and Turf Camp
Teen Court
Transition House
Trinity Gardens
Ty Warner Sea Center
UCSB Family Vacation Center
UCSB Koegel Autism Center
UCSB Science Camps
UCSB Volleyball Program
UCSB Writer’s Workshop
United Way
Vieja Valley Elementary School Math Super Bow
Vieja Valley Elementary School Tutorial
Youth Interactive

Community Leader Forums

The AAPLE Academy is incredibly fortunate to have some of the most talented leaders in the world impart their roadmaps to success, leadership strategies, passions, and philanthropic missions.  Students gain incredible insight and practical advice to apply to their leadership and service work in the Academy.  Afternoon and evening forum speakers have included:

Mike Kari, Command Chief, US Navy
Kate Parker, SB School Board
Chris Pelonis, Pelonis Sound
Jaynie Wood, Cottage Hospital
Demian Barnett, Peabody
Irene Revenko, Asylum Research
Eddie Tuduri, TRAP
Annie Pham-Cheng, Pediatric Dentistry
Tami Sherman, Elements
Angela Andrade, UCSB
Sven Holcomb, White Lodus
Camie Barnwell, Journalist
Orvil Jones, Self-made success, ret’d teacher
Jason Spievak, CCO Apeel Sciences

Justin Fareed, politician
Debbie Bettencort, VP Customer Experience, Sientra
Mayor Helene Schneider, Mayor
Art Tracewell, Scott Webber and Keric Brown, Co-Founder of Blenders
Becky Snyder, President, ABC-CLIO
Oscar Gutierrez, TV producer, production manager
Jon Walker, Appfolio founder
Susan Salcido, SB Deputy Superintendent
Ernesto Paredes, Director, Easy Lift
Kevin McGibben, CEO Logicmonitor
Bob Wilcher, KillerB Fitness
Vijay Sharma, VP Sales & Business Development Syntergy
Scott Reed, SB Music Academy
Michele Meyering, SB Police Activity League

Kelly Jensen, Owner, Jensen Audio
Katy Bazylewicz, Vice President for Marketing, Cottage Health
Tim VonSteeg, Coach UCSB Men’s Soccer
Dr. Helen John-Kelly, Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Albert Oaten, Secure Docs Founder
Michael Bordofsky, MD DASH
Navy Commander, Mike Kari
Karl Willig, Former CEO, Entrepreneur of the Year
Jenny Schatzle, Fitness, CEO
Jessica Buttimer, Sonos
Paul McLean, AnchorPoint

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