Hats Off to BOMLA’s Fifth Graduating Class

It’s hard to believe that BOMLA now has five years of graduating seniors – what a joy it’s been to watch our young men become leaders in the classroom and beyond. On Saturday, May 25, BOMLA recognized and celebrated the 43 seniors at our graduation ceremony, all of whom were accepted to a four-year college […]

Obama Academy’s First College Graduates

Earlier this month, BOMLA had the pleasure of hosting our first own Baccalaureate Ceremony to recognize and celebrate the Class of 2019, or the “19 Dream Team.” This year, though, our graduation celebrations extend outside of our campus walls as BOMLA alumni across the country prepared to receive their university diploma – a first in […]

JCPenney Graduation Gift

Seniors will begin the fall semester in style, thanks to JCPenney. A long-time corporate partner of FRIENDS of Obama Academy attended Senior Signing Day this year, with a big announcement – each graduate will receive a dorm makeover package and an invitation to an exclusive event at JCPenney Headquarters in Plano. “Because of your hard […]

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, […]