NBC 5 News covered a story on Dalton Sherman,a senior at BOMLA . Click for more! He presented a speech as a 10 year old at the Dallas ISD Convocation to thousands of teachers in 2008 that went viral. 8 years later, he returns to DISD’s annual Convocation.
Dallas Morning News highlighted BOMLA through evaluation of the district. Click here for the full article.
BOMLA student Dalton Sherman was a Special Speaker at the Inauguration of Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and the Dallas City Council.
Kendell Long of DeSoto was the valedictorian for the Class of 2015 and is headed for Georgetown University, where he will major in political science. Check out Dallas Morning News’ article!The class of 12 students at BOMLA got acceptance letters from 50 colleges and universities.
Dallas Theater Center and Time Warner Caple provided BOMLA students with a STEAM ( Science, technology, engineering, art and math) experience which composed of a hands-on workshop and watching a live production. Click for more.
Nakia Douglas, principal of DISD’s Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy, received the 2015 Trailblazer Award from Simmons’ Young Leaders in Education for boldly leading the district’s only male single-sex school. Click for more.
On May 30, 2015, the Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy made history .Click here to read more! The Dallas Morning News featured BOMLA’s first Senior Graduating Class, consisting of 12 young men. Collectively, they received $2.9 million in scholarship offers and accepted to 50 colleges.
Members of the Glee Club from BOMLA performed during the MLK celebration at Concord Church. Click here to learn more about the Dallas Morning News article that covered this event.
BOMLA ends the school year with an assembly visit from world renowned activist and civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson. Watch NBC5 coverage of the event.