Kansas City Area Students Named Braille Challenge National Champion & 3rd Place Finisher

Kansas City Area Students Named Braille Challenge National Champion & 3rd Place Finisher

Kansas City area student Brooke Petro was named a 2021 Braille Challenge National Champion for the sixth time, while Emrie Wisner finished in third place. Students learned of the results by watching a live online awards ceremony on Friday, July 30. Petro, a resident of Leawood, Kan., became a national champion for the sixth time…

Alphapointe’s Jeff McHenry Named CFO of the Year

Alphapointe’s Jeff McHenry Named CFO of the Year

Alphapointe Chief Financial Officer Jeff McHenry was honored by the Kansas City Business Journal through its “CFO of the Year” program during a luncheon award ceremony today. As one of 16 recipients in the for-profit and non-profit sectors, McHenry was recognized for his outstanding work at Alphapointe throughout the pandemic. Not only did the organization…

Why Alphapointe's Technology Camp Matters

Why Alphapointe's Technology Camp Matters

This article was written by Lyra, a longtime Alphapointe Technology Camp participant who will begin her sophomore year of high school in the fall.  Alphapointe is a non-profit based in Kansas City, Mo., that has many services and opportunities for both youth and adults with visual impairments. They give visually impaired and blind adults job…

Two-For-One Hire Turns Out to Be Big Deal

Two-For-One Hire Turns Out to Be Big Deal

Article courtesy of Securus Technologies. A two- for-one deal is hard to beat. When Danny Jones was hired to work at Alphapointe, the organization figuratively, and, in many ways, literally, gained two new associates. Jones started at Alphapointe’s contact center on August 21, 2017, as a Tier 1 Investigator, which is equivalent to a Communications…