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Early College High School Program

Rising Phoenix

Rising Phoenix Early College High School Program

New for the 2020-2021 school year, Manitowoc Lincoln High School students have the opportunity to take part in an innovative collaboration with UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus.



Our very first Rising Phoenix cohort has been admitted for Fall 2020! Manitowoc Lincoln High School Class of 2023, please check back and stay tuned during the 2020-2021 school year for more details and a new timeline. 

What is the Rising Phoenix program?
  • An innovative collaboration between the Manitowoc Public School District and the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay to provide high school students an opportunity to get a head start on college.
  • Students will have the opportunity to earn their high school diploma and two-year Associate of Arts and Sciences degree at graduation at no cost to students and families.
  • The first cohort of Manitowoc Lincoln High School students will start at UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus in fall of 2020.
Who is eligible for the program?
  • Current sophomore students from Manitowoc Lincoln High School are able to apply.
  • The selected cohort of students will be enrolled in Rising Phoenix during their junior and senior year of high school.
  • Admissions criteria can be found here

Why participate in Rising Phoenix?
  • Every student will work individually and consistently with the Student Success Coach not only on admissions and academics, but also on their next steps in life; whether that's continuing on in their education, entering the workforce or joining the armed forces  
  • The Student Success Coach will provide social and emotional support
  • Students will learn together as a cohort
  • There will be no cost to students & families.
  • Flexible class schedules will be developed in order to fit individual student needs

Need Help? Have a question?
We're here for you!

Visit the Lincoln High School Counseling Office or contact Sam Post, Student Success Coach, at risingphoenix@uwgb.edu or 920-465-2866