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TCS students selected for UA program

LEAP (Leaders Exxploring Academic Possibilities

We are pleased to inform you that the following Tuscaloosa City School System students have been selected for the 2021 UA Early College LEAP Program. The Tuscaloosa City School System middle school counselors have done an excellent job of promoting this opportunity and assisting students with the application process. We are incredibly proud of these students.

Northridge Middle School

Ford Espey

Addisyn Hill

Annabelle Jacobson

Ray Lambert

Eleanor Liang

Jon Linna

Katherine Maxey

Mary Hollis McAbee

Kolton McCollins

Alice Sandel

Madison Simpson

Alice Song

The Alberta School of Performing Arts

Payton Ike

Alyssah Williams

Tuscaloosa Magnet School – Middle

Rose Albritton

Alice Arrington

Kaitlyn Gipson

Armani Henley

Marvi Lidbe

Kendi McHargh

Mason Ward

Stella Watkins

The UA Early College - LEAP (Leaders Exploring Academic Possibilities) is a summer program for rising freshmen (current 8th graders) hosted by UA Early College at The University of Alabama. LEAP consists of a five-day academic, leadership, and service exploration.  Rising freshmen will participate in team-building exercises, The University of Alabama college activities, and Tuscaloosa community service opportunities. The week-long program will be held June 7-11, 2021 and July 12-16, 2021.  Students selected their specific camps within their applications. 

The UAEC LEAP Program application process was competitive, and students throughout the Tuscaloosa area applied. The above-mentioned students’ applications and reference information demonstrated that they possess the qualities and attributes necessary to represent their school and the Tuscaloosa community in this program.