Photo: Young Scholars Academy

Photo: Young Scholars Academy

Posted: Monday, July 14, 2008 8:07 am

Photo: Young Scholars Academy | Young Scholars Academy
A select group of area African-American high school students got a taste of college life during the recent seventh annual Young Scholars Academy at the University of Tennessee at Martin. The event was sponsored by the UT?Martin Office of Minority Affairs. Students attended this competitive weeklong summer residential program, designed for upcoming high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. The non-credit program introduced students to the college experience by focusing on three learning environments: special aptitude development; personal and social development; and college/major exploration. Students attending from Weakley County included, from left, Reggie Morrow, Kristin McCloud, Nicole Jones, Demetrie Kimble and Anasious Martin.

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