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Upward Bound is a college preparatory program for students attending targeted high schools (B.B. Comer, Childersburg, Coosa-Central, Fayetteville, Sylacauga, Vincent, and Winterboro). Upward Bound is a federally funded TRIO program.

About Upward Bound

The Upward Bound Program consists of two components

  • An Academic Year
    • Operates from September to May
    • Participants meet two Saturdays each month.
  • A Summer Semester
    • Six-week schedule
    • Intensive instruction in content and enrichment areas

The Goal

  • To increase the likelihood that participating high school students complete high school, attend college, and earn a degree

Services Provided by Upward Bound

  • ACT Prep
  • Tutoring in all academic subjects
  • Individualized/ Small Group Instruction
  • Mentoring and Life Skills
  • Cultural/Academic Field Trips
  • Campus Tours
  • Coaching
    • Individual and Group
    • Secondary/Post-Secondary Advisement
    • Career Development
    • Financial Literacy
  • Seminars
    • Study and Test-Taking Skills
    • Self Esteem / Self Confidence
    • Etiquette
    • Financial Literacy
    • Test Preparation

Rachael Harmon
(256) 378-2006

Teresa L. Garrett
(256) 378-2004

Isiah Gaddis
Academic Coach
(256) 378-2005

Ivy Patterson
Academic Coach
(256) 378-2005

Tosha Young
Science Teacher

Debra Williams
English Teacher

Kim Puckett
History Teacher

Mary Rivers
Mathematics Teacher