“It was totally worth it. All that hard work paid off,” student Selena Luna said about a recent trip to Tennessee taken by 20 Upward Bound students as a reward for excellence in the program.
TRiO Programs Director Karolyn Chowning said the trip was part of a six-week summer academy held every summer.
‘It’s one of the biggest parts of the Upward Bound program,” Chowning said. “Students receive 20 hours a week of academic instruction. It really simulates a college experience. The courses aren’t for credit in high school or college, so it’s pure enrichment.”
She said the trip was part of the program’s offering of college visits.Read More