Timothy McCall ’15 Alumni Update

Timothy McCall is one of 12 students from Obama Academy’s first graduating class in 2015 and will graduate from Florida A&M University (FAMU) this spring. Although his matriculation through the HBCU in Tallahassee was far from easy, he has landed a full-time position as a business analyst for Goldman Sachs in New York city post-graduation. […]

Giving Circle Chooses FRIENDS as Grant Recipient

The Women’s Philanthropy Institute at The Dallas Foundation has awarded FRIENDS a grant of $24,775 to support program enrichment on campus. “This gift is so important to the campus and will allow us to purchase printers, graphing calculators and items for the classroom that our faculty and students need and deserve,” said FRIENDS Executive Director, […]

Career Day at Obama Academy

At Obama Academy, students receive exposure to a range of professions through its annual Career Day. As the title sponsor, JC Penney’s Communities Foundation made it possible for every senior to receive a professional headshot and provided lunch and gifts for speakers. Throughout the morning, our young leaders heard from 54 professionals who represented 44 […]

Williams selected as new College Bound Advisor

The FRIENDS of Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy is pleased to welcome the newest addition to our family, Misty Williams.  Beginning in Fall 2018, Williams will serve as the College Bound Advisor, and help prepare students for life after graduation through BOMLA’s College Readiness Program. Previously, Williams worked with eager middle schoolers at BOMLA and will soon […]

Growth and Success Result in New Building

Under the direction of Dallas ISD Trustee Lew Blackburn, The Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy (BOMLA) will relocate to the A. Maceo Smith High School building at the close of the 2017-2018 school year. BOMLA has long outgrown its current space located at the B.F. Darrell campus on Lancaster Road since it opened in 2011. […]