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
Mary Hollis McAbee
The Alberta School of Performing Arts
Tuscaloosa Magnet School – Middle
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.