Upward Bound ‘Scholarship Boot Camp’

During their respective spring breaks, Upward Bound students from Norristown and Pottstown high schools spent a day at the College’s campuses for an optional “Scholarship Boot Camp,” facilitated by Upward Bound Director Nicole Henderson and Coordinator Ronald Whitaker II.

Approximately 16 students, mostly high school seniors, learned about how to research, identify and apply for college grants. In June, 100% of the first cohort of Upward Bound students, who started the program in 2008 as freshmen, will graduate from high school.

Visit www.mc3.edu/campusLife/outreach to learn more about Upward Bound.

Norristown High School seniors Joseph Jackson, Caroline Moman and Beverly Pete and junior Julian Jackson participate in Upward Bound’s Scholarship Boot Camp at the Central Campus. Photo by Alana J. Mauger

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