Early College High School Program

Rising Phoenix

Welcome to the 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.


Upcoming Events
 Open House - Tues., February 25  
  • UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus
  • Founders Hall Room 149
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Information Sessions - Wed., March 4 
  • Lincoln High School Library
  • Presentations at 3 p.m. & 6 p.m.
  • Student Success Coach available for individual meetings in between presentations from 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. 

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. The application opens February 5, 2020.
Who is eligible for the program?
  • Current sophomore students/class of 2022 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 (Fall 2020-Spring 2022).
  • 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