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.